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LOST LIGHTSHIP.

FOUND ON LISCOMBE ISLAND

CREW DROWNED,

Halifax, May 24

The battered hull of tbe lost lightship bas been found amongst tbe breakers of Liscombe Island. The vessel struck a rock during a fog. Six bodies have been recovered.

All hope oi rescuing any of the crew bas been abandoned. The crew consistad of 25 Scotchmen.

Tbe steamer Dufferin found the life boats. She is continuing ber search f&r some of the crew who may have scrambled ashore on the rocky island in the neighbourhoods

The lightship was making her maiden voyage from the builders at Paisley in Scotland.

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LOST LIGHTSHIP., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 439, 26 May 1914

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LOST LIGHTSHIP. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 439, 26 May 1914

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