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GERMAN CRUISER SUNK.

OTHER CRUISERS DAMAGED

London, Jan 24

Rear Admiral Beatty's squadron sighted four German battle cruisers, with a number of destroyers, making for England. . On finding that they bad been seen, the Germans fled, the British ships pursuing. A running fight ensued, during which tbe ar mourpd cruiser Blucher was sunk, and wo others seriously damaged Tnere wnre no British losses.

Tbe fight took place in the North Sea.

(The Blncher is an armoured cruiser of 15,000 tons, 25 knots, and has a complement of 888 men She cost 41,250,000)

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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3473, 26 January 1915

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GERMAN CRUISER SUNK. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3473, 26 January 1915

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