The Jemtchug Sunk.
Two British Battleships Ordered Home from the East.
Received Juno 3, 9.42 a.m. London June 2 The Japanese accounts confirm the sinking of the Russian cruiser Jemtchug. It is stated that the cruiser Izumrud was badly injured by torpedoers and escaped north on Suaday. She sank off Iwami. Four hundred were drowned, and 200 landed in boats, bat were afterwards captured. The British battleships Ocean and Centurion on the China Station, have been ordered Home without awaiting the arrival of tht) Goliath and Canopus.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6587, 3 June 1905
The Jemtchug Sunk. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6587, 3 June 1905
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