A New Zealand Vessel on Fire.
RESCUE OP THE CREW.
[PEIi PRESS ASSOCIATION.]
London, July 12. The American ship Bobock has arrived at Queenstown with a portion of the crew of the Merope, bound from New Zealand to London, on board. On June 26th the Bobook found the Merope m flames, and bnrnt nearly to the water's edge. The rest of the crew are on board an American ship bound to Hull. London, July 15. The captain and eleven of the crew of the ship Merope landed at Deal. The vessel's cargo having fired spontaneously, near Buenos Ayres, the crew took to the boats and were rescued. (In a previous message the vessel's name was given as Mirage.) The Merope was bound to Wellington.
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A New Zealand Vessel on Fire., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2470, 21 July 1890
A New Zealand Vessel on Fire. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2470, 21 July 1890
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