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VICTORIA.

(Received Soptember 22, 1.30 a.m.) Melbourne, Wednesday. The schooner Awaroa, which has arrived at this port, has on board eight of the crew of the ship Derry Castle, which was â– wrecked oft' Aucklaud Island whilst on a voyage to Geelong from Falmouth. The vessel struck on Enderby Island on the 21st of March. Fifteen men were drowned, including the captain and officers. The survivors reached the Government depot at Fortress after three weeks' terrible privation, and were taken from thence on August 2nd by tho Awaroa. The inquiry into the death of Miss Swan lesnlted in a verdict of found drowned, the evidence being; insufficient to show how it occurred. The jnry strongly censured the unmanly conduct of Captain Moore and Warder Flyhn.

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VICTORIA., Hawke's Bay Herald, Volume XXII, Issue 7854, 22 September 1887

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VICTORIA. Hawke's Bay Herald, Volume XXII, Issue 7854, 22 September 1887

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