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Four Weeks in May A Captain's Story of War at SeaPort side and killed 19 of the crew leaving many others injured mostly by burns Within twenty minutes she had capsized and was to sink early the next day In her final moments when all those not killed by the explosions had been evacuated from the ship her Captain David Hart Dyke himself badly burned climbed down her starboard side and into a life raft This is his compelling and moving sto