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THE SEA heaved gently in the flat calm and the sun beat mercilessly on the deep blue water It was

... As the Andressa a Greek bulk-carrier approached officers on the bridge could make out the name on the rust-streaked hull Ourang Medan Girl Tasteful Trudi tangles with toy fur in the depths tropical hot house it was a name that would become forever associated ...

Published: Saturday 06 December 1986
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1042 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

No Disarray

... points of similarity. Here is one or a far more recent date-1948. On a calm, fine day early in February the Dutch steamer Ourang Medan was passing through the straits of Malucca in the East Indies when it sent out a distress call. SOS and ag_ain SOS in ...

Published: Tuesday 30 August 1955
Newspaper: Liverpool Echo
County: Lancashire, England
Type: | Words: 136 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

MYSTERY SHIPS

... they wards an explosior followed and Stgn Of life aboard lag in stick and string seaman- read: S.O.S. from Ourang Medan the Ourang Medan went down. all souls unaccountship. We float. All officers, includ- No explanation has boon ably lost. She ...

Published: Saturday 17 January 1953
Newspaper: Leicester Chronicle
County: Leicestershire, England
Type: | Words: 946 | Page: 18 | Tags: none

''i-Iwfw 14 LEICESTER MERCURY THURSDAY NOVEMBER HIGH INTEREST SHARES ON MINIMUM BALANCES OF PJOOO 3 MONTHS ..

... flagstaff on the stern As the a Greek bulk-carrier approached officers on bridge could out the name the rust- ' streaked hull Ourang Medan it was name that would become forever associated -classic horror-story of the hot sultry day in ' June 1948 r unlikely ...

Published: Thursday 13 November 1986
Newspaper: Leicester Daily Mercury
County: Leicestershire, England
Type: | Words: 866 | Page: 14 | Tags: none

Sudden Fire

... Sudden Fire When they found her and boarding parties went on the Ourang Medan, they found an eerie sight. There wasn't a living creature in the ship. The captain lay dead on the bridge The bodies of the other officers sprawled in the wheelhouse, chartroom ...

Published: Tuesday 30 August 1955
Newspaper: Liverpool Echo
County: Lancashire, England
Type: | Words: 304 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

SNATCHED DiTo SPACE r

... February the Carol Deering, a five-masted schooner, had run On a calm, fine day early in February the Dutch vessel s.s. Ourang Medan was passing through the Straits of Malacca in the East Indies when it sent out a distress call. SOS . and again SOS in ...

Published: Tuesday 30 August 1955
Newspaper: Manchester Evening News
County: Lancashire, England
Type: | Words: 672 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

Road safety to leave the young Grays Essex his in had been taken from him Government legislation Responsibility ..

... field there are many stories that still intrigue and baffle the experts A classic example is that of the Dutch steamship Ourang Medan To this day we don’t know what happened: But something very sinister amd horrible was threatening her as she ploughed her ...

Published: Monday 09 January 1978
Newspaper: Staffordshire Sentinel
County: Staffordshire, England
Type: | Words: 3937 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

LEICESTER MERCURY WEDNESDAY JULY 8 1&64 MIDWEEK CAR AND MOTOR CYCLE MART REMEMBER WHITBYS FIRST USED 1962 FORD ..

... had correctly decided on of fact Justice Scarman MESSAGE FROM A SHIP OF DEATH 10METHING was menacing the Dutch steamship Ourang Medan as she beat her way through the Straits of Malacca one February morning in 1948 The ship flashed a series of frantic distress ...

Published: Wednesday 08 July 1964
Newspaper: Leicester Daily Mercury
County: Leicestershire, England
Type: | Words: 1772 | Page: 20 | Tags: none

Guardian Journal Thursday October 12 1967 THE GUARDIAN JOURNAL No FORMAN-STKEE r NOTTINGHAM Telephone 45521 (20 ..

... of all the British steamer Guilding Star whose crew abandoned ship on voyage from India to Tasmania the Dutch freighter Ourang Medan found steaming through the Straits of Malacca in 1948 with a crew dead men Two years ago the skipper of an American tanker ...

Published: Thursday 12 October 1967
Newspaper: Nottingham Guardian
County: Nottinghamshire, England
Type: | Words: 4953 | Page: 7 | Tags: none