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Date: 1 March 1917

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HORSE SHIP IS ASHORE
Steamer Leysian Is Total Loss on British Coast.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 28.—Reports received here today by Furness, Withy & Co., Ltd., the agents, said the British steamer Leysian, engaged in the horse transport trade between this port and Avonmouth, England, went ashore on the British coast February 24 and will be a total loss.

The vessel was returning here after discharging horses at Avonmouth and the message said that her crew, including a number of American muleteers, had been rescued.


Source:
'Horse Ship Is Ashore.' Morning Oregonian. 1 Mar. 1917. 1.

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