TSUNAMI STRUCK COAST FROM NEW LONDON TO
MARTHA'S VINEYARD, NANTUCKET, AND THE CAPE.
140430Z. DETAILS TO FOLLOW.
How big? How much damage?
They picked up Transglobal coverage of the wave off the satellite. First reports were sporadic, but Bolling wondered whether the alarmists might not have been right after all. He snapped on the intercom and told his people what he knew. "We'll pass along whatever else we get as it comes in," he concluded.
They maintained a southeasterly course, beneath a now-quiet sky. Their depth reached one hundred twenty feet. The wind began to blow and the water started getting choppy.
At 1139 hours he was handed a general broadcast message from an oil tanker: