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CUP FERRYBOAT COLLIDES WITH NAVY CRAFT If! FOG Lake Tlmea th 4 it won 1 i Governor Carr And Launch Bump Off Breakwater. Prompt Action of Former's Cap- tain Prevents Serious Damage to Motor Sailer Jn the thick fog early Friday evening, the Governor Carr of tho Jamestown and Newport Per ry Company ana a motor sailer from battleship California were In collision near tho . break water, off the Torpedo Station. Th navy boat was filled with about 30 officers and men, prompt action of and only th Captain Harry two- of minutes, the had the the Pacific most commonly harbor. importance has 1921. Washington, miles Fillmore of the Governor Carr, In ordering the engines full upeet astern, prevented a more serio'-is accident. While a definite check on th amount of damage dons could not had, It is stated that the ferryboa which was struck on the starboar quarter, cscapeTwithoiH any ill e: feels. The California's boat, bow- ever, appeared to have Its bow -bent, 70 o on ag found game eno., New and h 0 The Assistant but and from New musician and one of the men appeared jured. The government craft in- was Jamestown, Officials of not in any danger, however, and cceded to its destination, while the ferry continued oa its 6:40 trip to the ferry company stated that the Governor Carr was proceeding with due caution, and giving fog signals as it rounded rounded the breakwater. It had.heard no signals from an approaching boat. The bow watchman on the ferry first saw the government craft, shouted the warning to Captain FIH- mofe, who ordered full speed astern The ferry was backing at the time the Impact, preventing what might otherwise have been a more serious accident. As it was, It was struck with some force by the California's boat. . men the

Clipped from Newport Mercury27 Jul 1934, FriPage 7

Newport Mercury (Newport, Rhode Island)27 Jul 1934, FriPage 7
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