Adm Kemp Tolley

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A 1929 graduate of Annapolis, Admiral Tolley (1908—2000) was assistant naval attaché in Moscow from 1942 to 1944. He was the author of books on the history of the US Navy, including Yangtze Patrol, Cruise of the Lanikai, Caviar and Commissars: The Experiences of a U.S. Naval Officer in Stalin's Russia (2003).

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October 1973

“My God! What are you doing here? You’re supposed to be dead!” the Admiral told Lanikai's skipper when she finally sailed into port