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Unfinished Message

... we could see it was the Ourang Medan. There was no sign of life on the quarter deck and no reply to our shouts through megaphone. Dead: No Wound* We launched two lifeboats with eight men each and rowed across to the Ourang Medan and boarded her , Bodies ...

Published: Thursday 21 November 1940
Newspaper: Yorkshire Evening Post
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 281 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

CREW DIES IN S 0 S MYSTERY

... explosions were repeated. Soon nothing was left of the Ourang Medan but a blazing hulk. The next day the fire burned itself out and the steamer went under, taking her secret with her. The Ourang Medan had sent out SOSan and the message Send doctor—urgent ...

Published: Friday 22 November 1940
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: | Words: 217 | Page: 11 | Tags: none

tEW DIES IN 9S MYSTERY

... explosions were repeated. Soon nothing was left of the Ourang Medan but a blazing hulk. ' The next das the fire burned it self out and the steamer went under her secret with her The Ourang Medan had sent out in SOS and the message ” Send docor—urgent ...

Published: Friday 22 November 1940
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: | Words: 210 | Page: 15 | Tags: none

MYSTERY SOS FROM DEATH SHIP Unwounded Bodies Found on Deck EXPLOSIONS DEFEATED BOARDING PARTY An eye-witness ..

... signal, 'SOS from the steamship Ourang Medan. Beg ships with short wave wireless get touch doctor. our short wave set we relayed the call for help. Medical stations Germany. Rome and France replied We informed the Ourang Medan and asked her transmit her request ...

Published: Thursday 21 November 1940
Newspaper: Yorkshire Evening Post
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 174 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

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

TURKEY AND THE WAR

... :Urine officer who went to the rescue TOT only do many cit•zens of Officer.. and 75 African ratings. Since of the steamer Ourang Medan, off the • British countries far from Britain then the numbers have been con- Solomon Islands last November. , siderably ...

Published: Friday 29 November 1940
Newspaper: Hampshire Telegraph
County: Hampshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2172 | Page: 8 | 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