Capt Anderson swims to Trial Island from the tug, Velos (bound for Hoddington Island)

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Capt Anderson swims to Trial Island from the tug, Velos (bound for Hoddington Island) - RUDDER CStLESS-TIYE CStLESS-TIYE CStLESS-TIYE...
RUDDER CStLESS-TIYE CStLESS-TIYE CStLESS-TIYE DROWSED. Tug- Tug- Telos and a Barge Wrecked en Trial - IaUnd, ' British ColamliaCaptaia j '; Anderson 8ared bj Swimiiiiiig-. Swimiiiiiig-. Swimiiiiiig-. VICTORIA. B. CL... March. 23,-The 23,-The 23,-The tug Velos. with th barge Pilot in tow, bound for Hoddlngton Island to procure a cargo of stone for the new. Parliament Building, when passing Trial Island - broke her rudder rudder chain, and, at full" speed, ran on the rocks. '. . - - . : . The barge Pilot brought up against her. and, as the berg passed. Mste Chris tensea sprang aboard of her.. The barge had some twenty-five twenty-five twenty-five stonecutters ' and laborers aboard. The t Pilot drifted past breaking the hawser, and went ashore on Trial Island, Island, all who bad been aboard her escaping to shore. - ; - . . Nothing could be done to assist the unfortunate unfortunate six left aboard the Velos. Finally the tug went down, stern first leaving; her -bow -bow only partly - above water. Contractor Adams and. three of the crew were quickly washed away, and drowned. At hut Capt. Anderson tried to reach Trial Island by swimming, i Being caught by heavy seas, he waa carried In on the tops of two big wavea and stranded ashore in a ' half -frosen -frosen condition. The body of the engineer, who had stayed by the wreck, wss recovered this afternoon. ' The steamer Maude brought In all of the saved. The barge Pilot still lies ashore, and at low tide will be high and dry.

Clipped from The New York Times24 Mar 1895, SunPage 1

The New York Times (New York, New York)24 Mar 1895, SunPage 1
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