Sept. 21: wrecked southeast of Change Island, eight miles from Belle Isle lighthouse, eleven passengers drowned while disembarking the wrecked steamer
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The sinking of the Dominion Line steamship "Scotsman" in 1899 - Eleven of the Scotsman's Passengers lost - WHILE LEAVING THE WRECKED STEAMSHIP - ALL WERE WOMEN AND CHILDREN. Vessel is a Total Loss - Particulars of the Disaster - Great Suffering Endured. A transcript from the Saint John Globe, bringing the story about the sinking of the Scotsman and the drowning of 11 passengers
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