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ANOTHER MURDER IN DUBLIN.

A VESSEL STRUT M BY LIGHTHINK

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A VESSEL STRUT M BY LIGHTHINK Particulars have been received at Liverpool ef a re* markable disaster to tb ,e vessel Gertie May. The Gertie May w as about 174 miles from Marti- nicus on the 18th ult when she was struck by light- ning, which first caur dlt the foretopmast, breaking some three feet off it, anf l tMn ran to the bow, smashing a portion of the sten 4. thence to the forecastle where were ten of the erf JWindifferent attitudes, some sitting and some standin g. All alike were rendered instantly insensible, but recovered a short time afterwards. The lightning cr Jursed through the vessel, eventually returning to th a fore part, where it knocked oat two of the vessel B planks in the stem. Fortunately the damage lias above the water-line. The vessel had a quanti ty of salt on board, and this was removed to right her and prevent her sinking. The flag which was flying on the mainmast, was completely con- sumed. The Of frtie May reached Portland on the following day, ane" i lay up for repairs.

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