The weather in New South Wales during the last few days has been very boisterous, and all along the coast rain has fallen continuously for forty hours. The steam collier Duckenfield, bound from Newcastle to Sydney, struck the reef off Broken Bay on Friday night, and owing to the fierceness of the storm she went to pieces in a few minutes. One of her crew, named Strauthers, was drowned while the boats were being launched, but the remainder were picked up by a passing vessel, ■
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Australian., Evening Star, Issue 7917, 27 May 1889
Australian. Evening Star, Issue 7917, 27 May 1889
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