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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

Unfinished Message

... bridge could see was the Ourang Medan. There was 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 acroaa the Ourang Medan and boarded her , Bodies ...

Published: Thursday 21 November 1940
Newspaper: Yorkshire Evening Post
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 269 | Page: 5 | 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: Illustrated | 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

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: Article | Words: 136 | Page: 4 | 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: Illustrated | Words: 304 | Page: 4 | Tags: none