National Geographic : 1941 Dec
822 The National Geographic Magazine Pan American Photo Service. Inc. After 245 Years on the Ocean Floor, Prayer-book Fragments Still Survive On the largest remnant (center) appear the words in Latin from the Litany of Loreto: " . . . Health of the sick, Refuge of sinners, Comforter of the afflicted, Help of Christians, Queen of Angels, Queen of Patriarchs. .... " Other smaller scraps reveal both Latin and French words. The prayer book was pro tected in a coral covering under one of the smaller guns (page 824). Charles M. Boswell A Fish-eye View of the Author Clambering down to the Sea Floor He is just passing the propeller of the boat. Air bubbles from his diving hood filter up to the surface.