AUCKLAND, April 7. The AYestmoreland, whicji arrived with Maori troops on Saturday, when last in port here had a fire aboard, by which estimated damage to the cargo of about £50,000 was done. Nearing the Home port on her outward voyage she was struck by a torpedo, which made a hole thirty feet in diameter^in her side and flooded No. 2 hold. She steamed ashore and was beached. She was considerably damaged by seas,-but was floated off and taken 'to Liverpool for repairs.
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WESTMORELAND'S ESCAPADES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9581, 8 April 1919
WESTMORELAND'S ESCAPADES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9581, 8 April 1919
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