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THE WRECK OF THE DACCA.

Brisbane, June 20,

A passenger who was on board -,the steamer Dacca, wrecked in the Red Sea, has arrived here and can give no reason for the disaster, as the sun waß shining brightly at the time the 1 vessel struck, and they could see for miles around. A large number of the passengers were landed in their nightclothc3,and the surrounding water was literally swarming with sharks. The firemen belonging to the steamer behaved badly after the accident, and several of them who*were suspected of stealing money belonging to pasvenoers were taken before the court at'" Art Said, and sentenced to terms of imprisonment,

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THE WRECK OF THE DACCA., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2446, 20 June 1890

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THE WRECK OF THE DACCA. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2446, 20 June 1890

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