Monday, 11 May 2015

22 CHILDREN PERISHED!

The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 9 December, 1909
THE MISSING PASSENGERS.
A TOTAL OF 92.  
FIFTY-THREE FROM AUSTRALIA.
MOSTLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN.
The Waratah had 92 passengers on boardwhen she sailed out of Durban Harbour. Ofthese 53 had travelled from Australian portsand the remaining 33 joined the vessel at Durban - 36 bound for London, and three coastal passengers booked to Capetown. Women and children formed a large proportion of the missing passengers, consisting of
WOMEN .. .. .. .. .. 43
CHILDREN .. .. .. .. 22
MEN .. .. .. .. .. .. 27
Total .. .. .. .. .. .. 92

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