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DISASTROUS FIRE.

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London, Decomber 21

A biigo fcrnnphore tower and a furrounding block of stores at PortsvnoiUh Dockyard were burned, the damage amounting to several hundred thons".ncV?. Oih and naval stores wero destroyed in largß qaanli'ie?.

The bali'e=bip Qiotn' Mavy was threatened, bu; was towed to safety. Tho rifginff hoiv : 3, p.-'.il loft and staffcaptain's oi'liced wr)':» burned,

A large force of naval men prevented the ppread of i-be fliimee to the oil tanks.

Many intev&r-ting documents of Nel poq's firuo nnd beyond were dcs troyed.

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DISASTROUS FIRE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4359, 23 December 1913

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DISASTROUS FIRE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4359, 23 December 1913

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