DISASTER AND RESCUE AT SEA
Melbourne, February 26
The barque James Harkness met the barque Martena Johanna bound from New York to Hull laden with kerosene. She was m a sinking condition. The James Harkness rescued the crew and the Captain fired the Martena Johanna to prevent her becoming a derelict, She blew up m three hours.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2074, 27 February 1889
DISASTER AND RESCUE AT SEA Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2074, 27 February 1889
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