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SWANSEA TRADER. BIG STEAMER ATTACKED BY PIRATE. The steamer AngIo-Californian, <MFLoh< don, reports an attack by a German sub- marine. Twelve persons are dead and eight injured. The Anglo-Californian is a very large steamer bpiiig of 7,333 tons gross and 1.618 tons net register. She was built at Sun- derland in 1912. and belongs to the Nitrate Producers S.S. Co., Ltd., of Lon- don. The An?-Cahfornian ?as. Jt in -'f k45,!x Swansea in February last. She^'tifeii came into the port for r&?&ir?.'?d bunkers, and left on or ab t Ft-br??y 20th. The brokers were then Messrs, Simpson Bros, of Exchange Buildiijge, Swansea. The brokers have no knowledge of any local men aboard. i Lloyd's agent at Wick telegraphs: The schooner Sunbeam, Leith for Kirkwall, was sunk by a German submarine off Wick at 4 p.m. on Sunday The crew of iin men have been landed at Wick.. Swansea Man Amornj tho Dead. The story of a, captain's eOui-a gC, which he saved his ship at the cyt-t ol his life, was told when the A11 g i 11 if orn 1a u arrived at* Queenstown on Monday." She was shelled by the submarine, axjd the captain and ten men were killed, and. considerable damage wa6 done to the vessel. In addition to those killed, mtiIfY of the crew were badly injured, and were. removed to hospital on landing. Tha dead are:— Archibald Parslow, captain. Ronald Michael. J. Burke, Thomas Adams, and Messrs. O'Neil, O'Brien, Vose, and Fedor Liho. One body is not yet identified. Ono man named Daly was picked Tip 'deasi (floating in the sea, and another' was drowned, whose body was not recovered. The injured men in hospital are John Mortimer, of Liverpool; David Wood, Edinburgh; Patrick Moynivan, Montreal; Joseph Andrews, Goole, Yorks; B. Cullor, London; Carl Erwin, of Swansea; a Swedfc (shot in right leg), and John Neill, Ire- land. In connection with the trag\c death of Captain Parslow, it now .transpires that J. io son, Second Mate Parslow, was by hit" fathers side when the latter was struck and killed by a shell. Young Parslow was knocked down by the violence of the shock; but quickly got on his feet and seized the wheel to stefer the ship. He had scarcely done so when another shell burst alongside him a-id- shattered one of the spokes of the wheel. Still the second officer remained at hia po-st of dutty until assistance arrived. His courageous conduct undoubtedly saved the ship from destruction. ,;i Magnificent Seamanship. Queenstown, later.-It now transpires^'that the fact ithat the Anglo-Californien is nour safe in port must, be attributed to the mg" nifieent maw^1" in which the vel's brave I Nle 4 ?l 'is brave cftptain handled lus ship anil completely out-manoeuvred 'the enemy submarine ahdi prevented her ireia getting into a position to discharge a torpedo. The commander was struck by a shell while he was engaged: in lowering the ship's boats, and while they were being filled the boats were shelled by ,the submarine. The second maateof the Anglo-Oalifornian is a son of the dead commander, and he was the unwilling witness, of the death of hs father. Fortunately the wireless, tele* graph apparatus was not disabled until call for assistance was widely e&wiB,Vec| and brought timely helj.