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AUSTRALIAN

(Received October 15, 10.25 a.m.) tJ*;" COLLISION AT SEA. Adelaide, October 15. The barque Barnuga, which lias arrived from London, reports that m the vicinity of the Equator she sighted the Ast'gomene, bound from 'Frisco to a port m the British Isles, with her ibdws stave-in below the water line. She was only Kept afloat by her collision bulkheads. ThecaptainoftheArgoniene reported that he had been m collision with a British vessel, the Dovenby, which was on a voyage from Antwerp to Valparaiso. The Dovenby was struck by the Argomene, and sank m seven minutes;. Seven of her crew were drowned, but the rest managed to scramble on board the Argomene, which:was,making for Pernambuco m eomo&ny with a French vessel.

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AUSTRALIAN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2544, 15 October 1890

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AUSTRALIAN Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2544, 15 October 1890

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