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Northwest history. China 1. Accidents.
Northwest history. China 1. Accidents.
Original index titleNorthwest history. China 1. Accidents.
NewspaperSopkane Chronicle ; April 23, 1916
TitleChinese Troops Are Lost At Sea.
DescriptionChinese Troops Are Lost At Sea.
Subject KeysChinese troops ; Shanghai ; the steamer Hsin-Yu ; collision ; the cruiser Hai-Yung ; Chusan islands ; Foo Chow ; fog ; foreign engineer ; soliders ; sailors ; 1889 ; China Merchants' Steam Navigation company
Date.Original1916-04-23
Resource Identifiernwh China 1-1
SubjectsNorthwest, Pacific -- History -- 20th century
China -- History -- 20th century.
Resource TypeText
SourceNorthwest history China box 1
LanguageEnglish
Date.DigitalDecember, 2012
Full-TextCHINESE TEOOPS ARE LOST AT SEA. SHANGHAI, April.28—More than 1000 soldiers and men of the crew of the steamer Hsin-Yu were lost when the steamer sank after a collision with the cruiser Hai-Yung Saturday eve ning south of the Chusan islands. The steamer, acting as a transport, was taking troops to Foo Chow. The collision occurred during a thick fog and only one foreign engineer, 20 soldiers and nine sailors out of six foreigners and over 1000 soldiers and members of the crew were saved. The Hsin-Yu was a vessel of 1629 tons. She was built in 1889 and was owned by the China Merchants' Steam Navigation company of Shanghai,
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