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Throwing Out the Lifeline by Airplane

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���Sailors on a schooner fear nothing so much as a storm off a rocky coast. Once the wind carries them against a rock, the ship is lost! It is useless for the life guards to attempt to reach them; their only hope lies in a rocket or mortar which can shoot a lifeline to them. When these fail, the only hope of getting a line to the seamen, is with the airplane


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