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- EXCITIHG TRIP OF TBE CLIPPER MILTIADES Six ports and Three - uarters Aroaadt the Glaba In lOSJpays up of in - of in the in Captain AylingolthfiheAberdcn 1 clipper MllUades now In this port wlt - l nessed an exciting 1 scene on bis way here from England When on the fun I to the Cape of Good Hope he sawaship burn at sea and rescued the capuin and - the sajlors Thtrmasterhe saved and many of the seamen are well known here and have been here many times The Mlltlades4 sailed from Lohdodt Mafctf218Wfof BarfyWiles She madethe tripltoballast and - loaded in WolMwlfi nnlftt for iPort Plrlel in I South Australia it was oh this part of f her voyage that she came across one t burhfnavshln It was In If dea and 3 1 mlnwest and 24 deg and 62 mlnsoutn that tne sum Baiisette came un over the horlson and dw ear the Mil 1 uaaes as see cameivvat scsu uui there were distress signals flying When read throush the glasses the signals ealdThe ship 4s - on fireA - - captain Ay ling Drpugni nis snip near the sallsette at once and offered assist ance as he aid so tne nre oroKe through the deck of thie burning fesseL Captain Panton and the thirty men in the crew were taken on board the Mlltlades Mlltlades along - with a quantity of stores The Mlltlades put in at Capo Town to land the crewor the Sailsetfe and then went on to PortPlrie and discharged From Port Plrie the vessel made all soeed in ballast to Newcastle where she took a cargo of coal f or San Franr Cisco The Pacifies was crossed in the wonderful time of fifty - two daysr The clipper had been h slxtports and gonfc throe - quarters of the way around the globe lmss aaya this record is ds - lleved to be unequaied 4 5

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 26 Sep 1895, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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