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TWO SHIPWRECKS.

LOSS oV LIFE. $£^~ . . . . *-%::.-: (VSR KIMS ABSOOTATIOir.) 3 , AtJOKXtAHD, January 8. ■ 'When tbe mail steamer Marlpota left Bodolclu on Dtcember 13th H.M.B. Hyacinth was m port, having arrived on December 14, She brought two shipwrecked crewa, 15 men from tbe German ship, Hermann, and eight from a Swedlßh barque, Virgo. These veaaela had been at Wa'den laland loading guano. On November 27* heavy westerly gale sat In and drove both on laod though strongly moored. Th* oaptaln, mate, and four haoda of the Virgo were drowned In the aurf through' a boat upsetting. Both veavala became total wrecks ahortly after they struck the reefs, but sufficient provisions were got from the Hermann to last : the survivors till the Hyacinth arrived on December 4

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TWO SHIPWRECKS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2031, 8 January 1889

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TWO SHIPWRECKS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2031, 8 January 1889

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