S-4 disaster. Admiral Brumby, head of sub rescue, blocking photographers from covering the event from USS Paulding.

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Press refused admittance to board USS Paulding by Admiral Brumby, in charge of S-4 disaster.
USS Paulding with bow torn away after hitting and sinking the S-4 off Provincetown on Dec 17, 1927.
USS Paulding on marine railway at Navy Yard with torn bow after she sank sub S-4.
USS Paulding after she had rammed and sank the S-4 off Provincetown. One killed.
Navy Yard workers working on new bow of USS Paulding, damaged when she rammed the S-4.
Sheeting being hung around Coast Guard ship USS Paulding at Navy Yard to protect workmen from wind and cold while they repair bow damaged when she rammed and sank the S-4.