Havoc by Storm All Along the Coast

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Havoc by Storm All Along the Coast - IOC BY STORM C SI MaDj Small Wrecks and Loss ol...
IOC BY STORM C SI MaDj Small Wrecks and Loss ol Life Reported FEAR FOR TORPEDO JLEET At Sea and Swept1 by Gale of Hurricane Force r SEARCHFORTHEM ORDERED Battleships Buffeted by Waves Find Safety in Hampton Roads Six 0stermen Reported Drowned Near laurel Del Newport News Norfolk and Richmond All Suffer Severely Tugs and Other Small Vessels Sunk id New York Harbor Eleven Persons Injured When Building Collapses in Philadelphia Wire Communication Interrupted Over a Wide Territory I I 11k most destructne storm ot the Mduu ninth in some places wab the uort in years swept ilong the Atlantic coast esterdd LdUimDr grut pioperty loss and probabl touting numeious heb Oystermen Reported Drowned Fi oni Eatport Me to Wil mingtonv X C shipping was largilv paialzed and many small 01 in dlStlCSS SlXOJStermen uere lepoitid dl owned in the Laurel rncl Fears for TorpedoboatS Kdl Hdb CXpreSbCtLatNoifolk p - - f foi loin turpedoboafep which were appiOiKlling that prt vllOU tile 6t01 1 iWt The Ifattlehhlp lleet i n i I Has suulj buftcted m making Hampton Kuads for safetj luit Mas not suioiih damaged Virginia Cities Suffer Lat 1 i s indicate that Ncwioit ew Nurf U nd 1 ichiuuid sulRul the heavl t i image from the storm in the bouth t Newport News shipping vas con - lJrabU damaged roofs of dwell ings eiL lift I and the city cut off rfrom eommunkatnn with the out - i lo woiU part of the dav frlmultanecuh with the storm ou tic coast came uhlccs of storms of eiuai violence itj the middl Wist and along i fart of the Taciti coa t Wirt - communication in all seclious of the c - ounttv - wis ciippkd 4t tiroes dur ing the div is fw is iKe out of scores of wlies wore wcikinb tctween ew lork and Chicago Daifiagc lusd to shipping on Ni rak iil harbor can onlv be uiproxi mat h e tuiiati this morning Oybtermen Thought Drowned Wilmington Del Jan 3 Six persons arc lullevel to have been drownedb the vinking it two owter boats in the Laurel Tlvrr during the storm todav according to leports received heie to nig t fi in Lauitl Del The names ol the vliti i arc not known It is feared cthei ivstcr boats Jlave also bee Iom John smithtrs and a farmhand weto fa tallv iijuiel near Laurel by the collapse of a tarni building in which they had sought rtfug fiom the stoim which was the worst experienced in this btate for man vears More than a score of houses fin Laurel were wrecked tiecs were up roofd and telegraph and telephone poles blow i down Tl rt ports weie brought to this cltj b pa ngtrs arriving - on a late train Launl i aving been cut off from all wire cortm iniiatlon for several hours Battleships Buffeted Inoi 11 a Jan 3 With the wind blowiji bu miles an hour In the city 70 miles n ape Henrj and sX miles at Hat teras th s section was today at the mercy f the w jrst storm experienced here In 35 years t da The uttleships Minnesota Georgia Ohio rginia ebasia and Idaho to escape the fun of the hurricane on the outside n anaged to make their wayjnto Hampt i oad - The big ships had a rough rerience with the storm and when o packed Cape Henry high seas were b taMiio all over them Sevei - al of the si i p had lifeboats smashed by big waves breaking over them and two of their launches were swept to sea Anxi t for the safety of four torpedo - ooats which when last heard from were en route u Norfolk became so marked when no word was received from thern todaj that it was feared that they might nave t een blown far out to sea or foundered foundered during the gale It is reported unofficial unofficial h tonieht that snveral battleshiDs have been ordered to proceed to sea to - search tor the missing Jjoats j I I i

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 04 Jan 1913, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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