WRECK OF THE LATOUR D'AUVERGNE
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Details of tbo wreck of tho Latour O'Auvnrrjuo r-how that the captain boarded tho Antiope off Palmerston Island on Noveml-.er 12, and reported tbo vessel ntruck a reef on the night of October 23. Tho next morning the crow of ! v,'cn l y i-iiree and a lady pas?enger, Mrs Pack, of Sydney, lauded with Ibn arrh-tanco of nativr-s' from the adioininp ir-!and = , Tents were pitched on the cboro, and plenty of food wa' avaihble from tho ship's pfcores All wero v.&ll whi>n tho Antiopo left, excepting tbo lady, wliose mind wns stated to ns temporarily derangfd through tho troubles attending the wreck. Tho captain of the wrecked barque a:-kcd if tho Antiopa would take all the maroom-dei'ew to Sydney This was impossible, but the captain offered to h\ko fifteen. The offer.was declined, the captniu deciding to keep bis crew together in anticipation of an oarly visit of a schooner at the island which would carry them to Uga, Ho ask'rt tho captain of the Antiope to report to the owner in Havre that the Latouv D'Auvergno was broken amidships and full of water, and that it© witck had been sold to a trader for £90.
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WRECK OF THE LATOUR D'AUVERGNE, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4359, 23 December 1913
WRECK OF THE LATOUR D'AUVERGNE Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4359, 23 December 1913
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