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Another steamer is sunk in the Bay of Biscay but this time all aboard are saved.

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01/12/1866

Encountering the same severe weather in the Bay if Biscay that had wrecked the steamer London with loss of hundreds of lives, the 3000-ton steamer Amalia, bound for Egypt from Liverpool, also foundered.  Fortunately for her passengers and crew, all were saved by the arrival of the steamship Laconia which stayed with the Amalia all night taking off passengers till the Amalia went down the next morning.  (By John Osborne) 

Source Citation: 

"Chronicle," The Annual Register: A Review of Public Events at Home and Abroard for the Year 1866 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1867), 9-10.

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