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A STEAMER GOES DOWN.

THE CREW SAVED. [PRESS ASSOCIATION.] (Received May 23, 9.30 a.m.) SYDNEY, May 23. The steamer Kirkfield, from Christmas Island to Kobe, phosphate-laden, struck a shoal at Palawan Passage. The crew strove for seven days to keep the vessel afloat, but she sank. The crew reached Balabec in boats, after a trying journey of 31 hours.

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Hawera & Normanby Star, Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume LVII, Issue LVII, 23 May 1910

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A STEAMER GOES DOWN. Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume LVII, Issue LVII, 23 May 1910

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