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THE NAVAL BATTLE.

THK BLUCHERS END.. London, January 27; [ When the German ships were I sighted they were only thirty miles 1 from the English coast. The Lion | opened fire at fifteen miies, and the contestants were never closer than j eight miles. ! The Lion received a tremendous j ovation. I A bluejacket rescued from the 1 Blucher states that one terrible shell which burst on board hi 3 ship killed scores* of her men. The Blucher was battered to pieces, i Two hundred and fifty three wounded and unwounded survivors have been landed in Britain. ! The captain of the Blucher admits ■ that she participated in the shelling •of Hartlepool, when her casualties i were ninety killed and twenty-one . wounded.

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THE NAVAL BATTLE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 29 January 1915

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THE NAVAL BATTLE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 29 January 1915

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