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LEAKING, PUMPS BROKEN, UNDER JURY RIG, VESSEL
. ENTERS PORT WITH BOY AT- HELM
Alert received little damage, and
"continued her voyage from Grays
Harbor, -Wash., lo Honolulu.
Both crews escaped injury.
, r ' i W3Mm The collision occurred when
the Gardiner City was six days
out, bound for Ludlow- She car
ried no cargo and was riding
'dyBft ft n '
Picture shows William Lund at the jwheeT bringing the crippled
.vessel into port.
With her- bulkhead smashed
and her masts replaced with a
crude jury outfit, -the -baxkentme
Gardiner City limpe'd backtoan
Francisco recently with -the, tale
of a collision at sea, in-which -she
narrowly escaped . going tot the
Three hundred milesout-the
vessel collided-with the schooner
Albert. With 4hd; exception; of
the loss of her "bow-sprit ,the
high. At 3:15 a. m., the Alert,
running before a stiff northwest
wind, bore down upon her star
board quarter. -
Captain -M. jC. Lund, in charge
of the Gardiner City, says he saw.
no lights upon the onrusbing
vessel. The .Alert struck with
terrific force against the star
board cathead. ,A large hole was
stpve aboveVthe water line,, and
the foremast toppled into the sea,