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Date: 30 April 1918

Canadian Vessel Struck by Torpedo
The Canadian steamer Oronsa, 7,991 tons, has been trunk by an enemy submarine. On board were 285 persons. Seventy-seven were Americans proceeding to France, they being members of the Y.M.C.A. organisations. Three of the crew are missing. The commander was on the bridge when the attack was made, and he felt his vessel swerve. He gave orders for the boats to be lowered, a there was no panic of any kind. Five minutes later the ship's boats had been safely lowered and filled.

The Cambria Daily Leader

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