[P£R PRESS ASSOCIATION.] Wellington, July 11. The barque Assaiye is now 146 days out from London, and the ship Otaki 116; days from same port. It is qu^te possible that the: Assaye has, through stress of weather, gone ashore on one of the rocky islets, groups of which stud the, Southern Ocean: The " Evening Post "this evening suggests that Government should, without further delay, cable Home asking that instructions be given to steamers coming this way to pass as close as possible to these'islands, with a 1 view to sighting them, and ascertaining if any smoke or other signals of distress are observable.
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MISSING SHIPS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2465, 12 July 1890
MISSING SHIPS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2465, 12 July 1890
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