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[Report from Lt. Col. J. Paton]

S.S. 'Komet' at Sea
13th Oct 1914

The Administrator

I have the honor to report that pursuant to your instructions I proceeded in the 'Nusa' with Lt Comdr Jackson and a party of Naval & Military members of the Expeditionary Force at 4 am on the 9th inst for the purpose of
(1) clearing up the situation in regard to the Wireless Station working on the Islands
(2) Effecting the capture of the K.G.S. 'Komet' -
The 'Komet' has been captured undamaged and the Wireless plant is on board and in working order.

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