(PKR PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Thursday Island, February 14. Details are to hand of the loss of the Phyapeket, which came into collision with . the steamer Ohowypa, off Klung strait lighthouse, and sank immediately. Two Europeans and thirty native passengers were drowned, along with thirty oi the crew. The British shjp Angus was wrecked near Tainsin, and the survivors were roughly handled by tho natives who looted the ship and set it on fire. The oaptain and ten men left m the longboat, but nothing has been heard of them since. The Chinese transport "Waising was lost on January 12, and twenty people, mostly Chinese, drowned.
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SHIPPING DISASTERS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2064, 15 February 1889
SHIPPING DISASTERS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2064, 15 February 1889
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