England Shipping and Shipwrecks

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Shipping

ShipWrecks

The Newcastle Weekly Courant (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)

Friday, February 4, 1887: Issue 11064

(Article provided with permission from Michael Coomber: michaelcoomber@aol.com)

TERRIBLE SHIPWRECK.
NEARLY 300 PERSONS DROWNED.
The French barque "Ulysse" arrived at Bahia, on Monday, having on board
some of the crew of the ship "Kapunda" bound for Australia from London, which
was lost at sea, having been run down and sunk by a vessel, name unknown.
The "Kapunda" sailed on December 11th from London for Freemantle, Western
Australia. Click here to read the full story and list of persons involved in the shipwreck.