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ANOTHER WELSH BOATnG DISASTER.

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ANOTHER WELSH BOATnG DISASTER. THREE LIVES LOST. Another boating accident, resulting in the loss of three lives, occurred on Wednesday night in the Menai Straits, near Carnarvon- About half-past eleven, Mr Fanning, county c,yurt anditor of North Wales, Lieutenant Walter Davies, and two sailors left the landing stage under the Royal Welsh Yacht Club Honse in a small punt with the intention of rf-achinir the Restless, a yacht which lay moored 'n m d-channjl. A choppy sea prevailed at the time, a-; the tide was at half-ebb. The first intimation cf the disaster was received by the crew of the schooner Joan and Robert astern of which the Re?tle-s was moored. Hurrying on deck, they saw several persons struggling in the water, a punt keel upwards floating close by. A boat was immediately lowered, una rowed t > the senile of the di-Entcr. Wheu ihe punt â vas reached the only person visible was the capiat of the yacht, Roberts, of Port Dinorwic, who was ciuiging to the keel in an exiinusted condition. Preparations being made to take the poor ieliow, together with the punt, ashore, it was found tll.lt a second person was underneath the punt, which was righted, and from the stern the body of Mr F nuing wni picked up. Every attempt to restore respiration iaiied in the case of Mr Fanning. The cap ain, how- uver, soon recovered. Tile body of Mr Fanning was removed to the Anglesey IOD, awaiting tile i quett Cii, body of Lieutenant Walter Davies was rec .vered shortly after ten o'clock on Thursday morning, and cOllvesed to Pias Llunwnda, ti)e rp-ioence ot \lJor deceased's uncle. While flatting it in trie vicinity of the disaster, the body was espied from thdregatta clubhouse.

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