82. Telegram: Attack in Telegraph Room

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SS COTOPAXI AT SEA __________ 1926 330C

DOCTOR G TAYLOR

CO WASHINGTON MEDICAL DEPT ________________

ALL ABOARD SUFFERING MASS HOMICIDAL DELUSION.  UNABLE TO FIND CREW TO PUSH ON TO ____.  ENGINES DEAD.  DR. KANNING ATEEMPTNG TO FOCE WA Y INO TELE GRAPG ROM. SND HELP. LAT _____, LO

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59. Telegram: Inspector Wilgren

489RR JA 330PM 96

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SS COTOPAXI AT SEA ______1926 347R

INSPECTOR WILGREN

CARE OF NEW YORK PORT AUTHORITY

R PAGINGTON BOATSZWAIN SS COTOPAXZZIII NOT SZURE WOKING MACHGINE DAMGD BY CLAYMOR DRIFT INH UNNOW LOCTION ALL ONBORD GONNN MAD TRYIN TO GET IN RM NOWWW LAST BEARIN TAKN ZZXXXIXCCCCC

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50. Telegram: Ignore Ms Valerie.

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SS COTOPAXI  AT SEA _________ 1926 890G

MR DONALD HAINES  CO BUXTON FIRE SUPPLY

12 LONGACRE  BY THE MILL  COLUMBUS  OH  USA

IGNORE LAST MESSAGE  MS VALERIE HYSTERICAL WITH SEABOURNE VAPOURS  REACTION TYPICAL OF GENTLER SEX THEY SAY  RESTRAINED TO BRIG  NO MURDERERS ON BOARD  ALL IS FINE  SEND PROMISED FIRE SAFETY EQUIPMENT  PARTICULARLY FIRE AXES

ARCHIE BAKER  QUARTERMASTER  SS COTOPAXI

41. Telegram: M. Bates

508AG JW 453PM 96COLLECT 4 EXTRA

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SS COTOPAXI, AT SEA —— 556P

SARAH BATES

1230 FALGEN RD  SAN FRANCISCO  CA  USA

I REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT YOUR HUSBAND ABLE SEAMAN MALCOLM BATES WAS KILLED ON DUTY ON —– 26 HE WAS TYING OFF A LINE WHEN A LIFEBOAT CAME LOOSE AND ———- HIS ——– HIS HEROIC ATTEMPT TO ——————— WITH A CARVING KNIFE WILL BE FOREVER IN OUR MINDS  MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES

CAP DRAYTON  SS COTOPAXI