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Posted - 13/03/2005 :  14:44:57  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
New article published March 2005, by BÝrge Solem:

BURNING OF THE S/S CITY OF MONTREAL IN 1887 - The ship caught fire at sea. She was carrying a cargo of 8,000 bales of raw American cotton, and was the 73rd ship with such cargo to catch fire in only 5 months. The passengers and crew were rescued by the S/S York City of the Furness Line. This is a transcript of an article in the London Illustrated News, August 27, 1887. Transcribed by BÝrge Solem 2005

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Edited by - Borge on 13/03/2005 14:47:29
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