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THE LOSS OF TRE'C CII\IBRIA."

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THE LOSS OF TRE'C CII\IBRIA." LIST OF THE SAVED. A Lloyd's telegram from Hamburg states that the Bavaria has arrived at Havr?, after cruising near the wreck of the Cinibria, but without finding a trace of any surviors. Four tugs, sent out from Hamburg, have also returned without succcss but a rumour was preva- lent to the effect that Hansen, the master of the Cimbria, had been brought to London by a vessel passing. One of the ) assengers on board the ill-fated vessel, in an account of the disaster which he has given, savs: A boat was lowered, and capsized immediately. A second also cap- sized, and all the inmates, chiefly women, were drowned. He then asked the first officer what they were to do. The officer replied that all was lost. Save yourself (he added), if possible, in the shrouds." He urged as many passengers as possible to go up the rigging, and helped them, but most of them were quite bewildered, and others nearly frantic. One of the six Red Indians brandished a tomahawk against the ofiicer, and had to be disarmed. The yelling, crying, and tumult were indescribable. One married couple cut their throats in order to die together. The steamer Sultan was seen for about an hour. It lowered one boat, but it did n,t come near the Cimbria, perhaps because it was afraid of being drawn down by the fast-sinking ship. High up, perched in the rigging, there were some 25 persons, and under them the ship's surgeon, who encou- raged us with the hope that the Sultan would rescue us. Several became delirious and let go their hold. The surgeon leaped at eight o'clock in the morning into the waves, to make an end of it. as he said. The sea rose higher, and the limbs of those in the unaer shrouds became swollen and still ly the perpetual straining and cold. It appears also that several persons were killed by tli-e collision itself, owing to large splinters, planks, &-c., flying about, and that altogether the scenes on board the Cimbria were of the most heartrending description. One passenger in the shrouds begged his neighbours to push him into the sea, he being too chilled to move. They refused, and he eventually contrived to let himself fall headlong into the waves. An elderly woman was washed away from the deck, holding her Bible in her cramped han;:s, and singing loudly funeral hymns whilst two girls, having lifebelts, swam about a long time, frantically crying, Help, help Save us," until they disappeared. Captain Cuttill, of the Sultan, in a letter to the owners of his vessel, Messrs. Eailv and Leethnm, says: I ¡;m sorry to have to inform you that I met with a serious accident—a collision eastward of the Borkum with the Hamburg steamer Cimbria, bound to New York with passengers. The accident happened at a quarter-past one a.m. in a dense fog. I am sorry to say, as far as it is ascertained, there will be a great many lives lost from the Cimbria but what concerns us most is that we have done our duty, and are not to blame for the collision. Having sighted the masthead and the green light on our starboard bow, we, of course, starboarded our helm to prevent a collision, but they immediately ported their helm and came across our bows. Our ship is completely broken np forward. riiefore-iloiii- partment is full of water—in fact, the collision bulkhead saved the ship from foundering. It is understood that the master and officers of the Sultan are still under arrest at Hamburg, and if criminal proceedings are pur- sued against them the German Courts will probably have to determine the same question as to jurisdiction as was heard in the English Courts in the case of the Franconia. This will be a technical point of law, and ;;s to the liability of the owners of either vessel, it is by German law limited to the value of the vessel held to blame for the collision and her freight. The Sultan has already been photographed, and a judicial investigation into the case has begun. The German Postmaster- General has issued a notice to the effect that the 58 mail sacks, :30 of letters, and 2S of newspapers. carried by the Cimbria, may now be regarded as hopelessly lost. A corrected list of those on board the Cimbria before' she sunk makes the total 52:1, being 120 crew and 402 passengers, including 87 children and 72 women, of whom only three girls are saved. Among the lost are 1500 Germans and 100 Austrians and Hun- garians. The remainder are Russians. Out of 2 t cabin passengers but few were saved. There were on board 25 emigrants from Berlin, 44 from Hungary, three Russian families, together IS persons, six Chippewav Indians,and 13 French sailors on their way to Havre, every one of whom perished. A Lloyd's telegram gives the following list of the saved, but it must not be accpted as a complete one, containing a9 it does only 48 names, while according to previous telegraphic advices from the same agents, 56 persons are stated to have been saved from the wreck: First-class passengers Wilhelm Tunnermann, Peter Comploier, and Alfred Y oig-t. Second-class passengers Paul Wegert, Bonaventura Lorenz, Albert AttindoifT, Emilie AttindorfI, and Jo Carts, of Flint, America. Steerage passengers Johann Gauste, Robert Schutt, Alma Brine, Marcin Danielowicz, Gustav Ilamel, Carl Kirschbaum, Moritz Feissenkopf, Rosalie Feissenkopf, Hnlda Schmul, Franz Pliasta, Gustav Foessig. Leon Reicher, Gustav Boeck, Herm Sehreibcr, G. Nickel, Wilhelm Pobursti, and Scheine Chaewitz, the latter uncertain. The crew: F. Spruth, second officer: W. Maydorn, third ofiicer; A. Voss. fourth officer Wulften, Klatt, and Lau, quarter- masters, Yierow, Johannson, Alexanderson, and Wenn, able seamen; Jensen and Monchow. ordinary seamen; Nchni, boy; llarrer, first s'eward Thurow and Anders, steerage stewards Koopman, second engineer: Saner- brey and Aberheide, apprentices Meyer, stoker and Blauels, Schmidt, and Engel, firemen.

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