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SCOW'S ROUGH PASSAGE

SK'Wl’w —— ' * e ! t 'f• - , GISBORNE, December 22. V ‘ Captain. Faddy reports that he left Wel-l>pgton-on December 8. .-Ho experienced a 3’ maty westerly gate. Off Cape Kidnap- ' pers on the Sallowing day the mainsail car- . .ried away. Favorable weather on the 10th " .enabled the Bad to-be repaired under ahelter <kf M&hia Peninsula. Putting to sea again a succession of heavy gake was experienced, the scow being blown about a hundred miles, north-east of Fast Cape. - Being on ballast the Ha ere was severely buffeted. On the 15th the captain caught - a glimpse of Fast Capo again. The succeeding gale drove the boat 90 miles eastward of th«s,mainland, and it was nob until the 19th that she succeeded in beating bach. Since Saturday the Haere made three unsuccessful attempts to proceed north. Sim was unable to obtain an anchorage along the coast, and she entered Tolaga Bay yesterday, but was blown out and lost another ■ mainsail. She narrowly ' missed going ashore. Urgent signals secured the services ol tho tug last night, and the scow. was tawed to Gisborne; where she is now refitting her sails.

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SCOW'S ROUGH PASSAGE, Issue 15682, 22 December 1914

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SCOW'S ROUGH PASSAGE Issue 15682, 22 December 1914

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