Sunk by Mines.
Loss of a Javanese Transport and a British Vessel.
* London, May 13 A vessel which has arrived at Chefoo reports that the Japanese transport Shentysumara, with a oargo of provisions, bound for Niuchwang, struck a mine near the Miotao Islands, and eank m a storm, after refusing assistance from a Chinese merchantman. The British steamer Sobralense struck a mine off Port Arthur, and sank immediately. All the Europeans aboard were resoued hy a boat from Port Arthur. Several of the coloured crew and passenger s were drowned.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6570, 15 May 1905
Sunk by Mines. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6570, 15 May 1905
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