The St. Kilda Incident.
St. Putkrhijuko, Juno 19 Lord Ilardinge represented to Count LamsdorfC the gravity of the Bt. Kildsi incident, especially m view of the tit. Petersburg's action m the Red Sea m MM, and asked for reparation and the taking of immediate staps to render a repetition impossible. Count Lamsdorff, m reply, «aid fchafc he had no information, and prooiiisod to refer the matter to the Minister for Marine. Count Lam?dorff reiterated the assurance given m 1904 to the British Government, which still held good. The St. Kilda's was an isolated case, and was probably due to a misunderstanding on the part of the disorganised naval forces m the Far East. The Minister of Marine affirms that the Oldhama was not sunk.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6600, 20 June 1905
The St. Kilda Incident. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6600, 20 June 1905
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