Gale in the Islands.
LOSS OF LIFE.
Auckland, May 11 Newß by the Taviuni which arrived tonight statea that another gale has occurred m the Paumotu group. Much damage was done and three schooners were lost. Mr Harris, supercargo of one of the lost schooners was dashed on to the rocks and killed. A number of natives were also lost. On arrival of the schooner Countess of Ranfurly, at Karatonga, it was learnt that the boatswain had bean lost overboard on the trip from Auckland to Raratonga. It is telieved tnat he was washed over during heavy weather.
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Gale in the Islands., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6568, 12 May 1905
Gale in the Islands. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6568, 12 May 1905
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