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STRANDING OF THE STEAMER STAR OF THE SOUTH.

(by telegraph.) Gkev:.iotjth, December 23. The c.3. Star of the South, in attempting to come in ovor the bar this morning, was caught by the current and swung round. The captain got up sail, and enaeavored to extricate himself from his perilous difficulty, but was unable tomako any headway. The vessel is now touching the atone wqrk. with her nose just at the entrance, rising and falling with the swell, and striking each time, but apparently she is ?vt present without any damago Hor sails are set and steam ia up. Tho crowd ashore have passed two spar? aboard, and a man ia landing children off. There appears to be sis or seven other paasungerß. A great crowd haa colleccod, but there ia no excitement, aa thero appears to be no immediate danger.

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STRANDING OF THE STEAMER STAR OF THE SOUTH., North Otago Times, Volume XXVIII, Issue 3836, 23 December 1884

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STRANDING OF THE STEAMER STAR OF THE SOUTH. North Otago Times, Volume XXVIII, Issue 3836, 23 December 1884

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