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Wreck of the Adjutant, Tigne 1884.

The British steamship Adjutant, was bound from Calcutta to London with a general cargo. On the morning of January 4th, 1884, when off Fort Tigne, Malta, she was driven ashore in a gale and became a total wreck. The tug Escort endeavoured to render assistance but without avail. Of the Adjutant´s crew five men were drowned, the captain and all the officers being among the survivors.
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