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H.M.S. DART

ACCIDENT FEARED.

WsluxgtoVj June 25 ■ The Government to-day teoeived % meioage from Mongonul, stating tbat whaleboat had been found m Tom Bowling Bay, near the Forth Cape, containing oarsenter's5 enter's tools, a life buoy, and provisions, be boat bears the name ef H.M.S. Dart. Ik is feared tbat some accident may have happened to her during the recent rough weather. The Dart was reoommlajtooed In Maron, and left Auckland on Jane 6, , for Sydney. Her commission dates from March 16, about which time she received bee complement of officers as follows :— Lleut.-Oommander ' Fredericks ; Lieutenants H. Gedge and Somervllle ; SubLieutenant Webb, Surgeon Dr M Nab, Engineer Mabb. Paymaster Sullivan, and a oiew of fotiy>tix. Baitdes the D^n's boat, a number of life belts have been picked up by the Maoris and secured along the coast. Government have sent instrnotions for a thorough search. Tbe Premier his received a telegram from the Governor of New South Wale* to the effect that Admiral Fairfax la of opinion that the boat belonging to H.MS. Dart, found near North Cape, has probably been washed away ; also that the life belts are generally carried m the boat ready for lowering. Vessels arriving at Sydney report expeijenping very stormy weather, and the Dart could make little way against the head winds. The Admiral therefore apprehendß no Berions calamity. WxLLniaTON, Jane 26.

Forther Information shows that tbe Dart's boat was picked ur)'ao long ago §| the 14th, There were no carpenter's tools In her, and the faot that there were provisions aboard Is not significant, as it Is ntiial lo place food In the boats every night. Were it not that the D*ct has not yet arrived at Sydney it would be thought tbe boat had merely been oist away, but the lepgth of time wbioh has elapsed slnoe abe passed the JJorth O»pe on June Bth Is oonslderad ominous.

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H.M.S. DART Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2158, 26 June 1889

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