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(PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, March 1L Tho steamer Penguin from the South arrived off the Manukan bar about 3 on Sunday, and crossing safely steamed up the channel,, snd passed PupoDga Point. Captain Bsmech then ateered for the artohorago g'oiod, and kepfc the lead line going. . About daylight, though the Bounding had denoted plenty of water immediately previously, the steamer »rouncei oa a ern^l bank, about nine m : !e8 from Ooehjn-ia whatf, of the existence of which the Captain was unaware . The engines were reversed! and all efforts made to get > ha veaael cff, but without avail. On information of the mishap reaching Onehunga the b.b. Manokau was sent down to the Peopnin and brought the passengers ' ashore, ££hrts were made this morning to fl tat the Peognin bat without aval), and tbe Galrloch, when passing oat on her voyage to New Plymouth et full tide, tried to tow the vessel off, but was unsuccessful, Farther efforts will be put forth In the morning at h'gh watflr.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2085, 12 March 1889

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THE S.S. PENGUIN AGROUND Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2085, 12 March 1889