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Revenue Cutter - 7 a. Trinity n. Wednesday anrt enuo 8 in. by...
7 a. Trinity n. Wednesday anrt enuo 8 in. by the . of the Trinity river. At! ROUND 0' THE BAB. The Norwegian barkentino Phoenix, Nelson master, from TampicoforGalvcstou. in ballast, ran aground on Galvoston bar Friday night. Tho following is a statement of the accident, as related by Captain Congdou of the revenue cutter Dix: "About 8.30 o'clock Friday night I noted rockets and other signals of distress being displayed by a on Galvestcn bar. The Dlx'was then on her way To Dalvoston, and bsforo fiho arrived at tho bar the barkentlne, which had all sails set, had floated off. After coming over the bar wo noticed that she had come toanctc-f about one miio from the quarantine station. We passed near her, but ns it w»3 very ronsh it was Impossible to get a boat to her. She was then lying at anchor and apparently was all right. At 10 p'olock the DU came to an anchor off quarantine station and found Captain W. A. Ilutchings, the suporintcniltiat of tho lite saving station, with all too bouts and crew ready to shove All tliat night we kept an eye ou her, and at daylight when Dr. Fisher, the quarantine ofEc-jr, came aboard,we made for tho Phrnnlx. Qr. Fisher and an ouicor of the vassal boarded her and fount! that she was all right, .·URtn.ininc? no serious damage that required assistance. The PlKeni.t came here for repairs. She was towed up to quarantine yesterday by the tug Cyu- t'uia, and as soon ns she is fumigated will come np to tho marine ways, where sho will haul out. Sho was sighted by tho revenue cutter Dix off tho San Bernard on August G. Galveaton, 158

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 11 Aug 1889, Sun,
  3. Page 24

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