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WRECK OF A SYDNEY SHIP.

(Pua Prbss Association.) London, January 30 Thoßhip Sir Walter Raleigh, from Sydney to London, ran ashore on the French coast at 8 o'clock m the morning. The officers state that the accident occurred through < lights on the French I co»Bt being mistaken for the English lights. Five of the crew who were attempting to embarknn the long boat were drowned. Three others escaped from the vessel m a dingy, the remainder being rescued by a pilot boat. It is doubtful whether the vessel will be floated off.

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WRECK OF A SYDNEY SHIP., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2051, 31 January 1889

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WRECK OF A SYDNEY SHIP. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2051, 31 January 1889

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