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Record 505/678
Telegram from the US Government concerning Albert Ahrens, USS Cyclops, to his brother John Ahrens in Oshkosh, WI. Washington DC 106 AM Apr 14 1918 John Ahrens 627 Eighth Street Oshkosh Wis The Navy Collier Cyclops on which your brother Albert George Ahrens Seaman USN was a member of the crew is overdue at an Atlantic port since March thirteenth She last reported at one of the West Indian Islands march fourth and no information received from her since that date Her disappearance cannot be logically accounted for in any way as no bad weather conditions or activities of enemy raiders have been reported in the vicinity of her route Search for her is being continued by radio and vessels Any definite information received...
Telegram -WORLD WAR I -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum

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