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A STORMY VOYAGE.

CHINESE WASHED OVEEBO&EDi

The turret-deck steamer Grange Branch experienced very heavy seas on. the passage from Sydney to Auckland, which occupied eight days. There was very little wind, but the" seas were tremendous. The turret decks were constantly under water, while big seas frequently broke clear over the captain's bridge. One of the Chinese crew created, a sensation by being washed overboard. He was working on one of the turret decks when a wave knocked him down, and before he could recover himself ha was washed overboard. A heavy sea was running, but a boat was lowered, and the Chinaman was rescued. lnortaTlv. frightened, but otherwise littlt the Twrs'efor his experience.

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A STORMY VOYAGE., Auckland Star, Volume XXXIX, Issue 87, 10 April 1908

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A STORMY VOYAGE. Auckland Star, Volume XXXIX, Issue 87, 10 April 1908

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