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FATAL BOATING ACCIDENT.

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FATAL BOATING ACCIDENT. A sad boating fatality cccurred late on Friday even- ing in last week, at Kent's Bank, near Grange, on the west side of Morecambe Bay, by whieh two young gentlemen lost their lives and another had a very narrow escape. It appears that Mr. Norman Chandler, son of Mr. H. Chandler, of Boarbank Mansion, Allithwaite, bought a sailing yacht a few days ago and had it stationed at Kent's Bank. On Friday night Mr. Chandler and two friends, Mr. YoungandMr. Herbert Elliott, determined to sail round Humphrey Head, and anchored in a creek near Holywell. There was a strong current running, accompanied by a high wind. All went well for about a mile, but when making a tack the yacht ran against the bank of the channel, capsizing and throwing the occupants into the water. Mr. Chandler and Mr. Elliott endeavoured to make for the shore; Mr. Young took hold of the mainmast. The two former were capital swimmers, but Mr. Elliott was rendered almost powerless by being struck with some portion of the vessel. Mr. Chandler, however, nobly assisted Mr. Elliott until a strong wave separated them. and Mr. Elliott was lost. Mr. Chandler swam •J to a shallow part of the bay, where he regained his I feet, and shouted to Mr, Young, who feebly responded. It is thought that as the tide rose Mr, Young crept higher up the mast, but when he was 4ft. from the top, higher up the mast, but when he was 4ft. from the top, > the mast unfortunately broke. j Mr. Chandler, to save his life, had to swim across a channel about a mile and a half wide. He then roused the occupants of a farmhouse, who administered stimulants to the half-drowned man. On recovering he set out with others to search for his friends. The yacht was found half-buried- in the sand. Mr. Young's body was found on the west side of the channel, Mr. Elliott's a mile lower down on the More- cambe side. Both bodies showed signs of a desperate struggle for life. The young men were all 20 years of age.

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