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... 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

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