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4 Refugees Lost in Submarine Sinking of Portuguese Ship

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Two refugee tragedies were revealed today following the sinking of the Portuguese steamship Ganda by an “unidentified” submarine. Passengers still missing, for whom little hope is held out, include Mrs. Anna Gutmen, 28; her daughter, Annette, 10; Mrs. Yocheveth Sadkowsky and her son, Henri, 15, Polish Jewish refugees from Belgium.

Mrs. Gutmen left her husband in Shanghai and arrived here in December, seeking her daughter, who had remained in Warsaw. The daughter was finally brought out in a transport and reunited with her mother here. They were on their way to Shanghai when the sinking occurred. Abraham Sadkowsky, 49, was rescued, in serious condition from injuries and shock over the loss of his wife and son. Only a day before they sailed, Sadkowsky learned that his two other sons had arrived at the Sosua settlement in the Dominican Republic.

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