National Geographic : 1940 Sep
Secret of the Deep Is the Fate of the Belle Isle She went out with her sister ships of the tuna fleet and never returned. Months have passed since her mysterious disappearance inthe Gulf ofPanama; yet no trace of her men has been found. She was equipped with short-wave radiotelegraph, and the last word from her was mere casual talk with the other vessels of the monotony of a long fishing voyage. This sunset photograph was taken from the Santa Margarita,perhaps within afew miles ofthe scene ofthe tragedy (p.408).