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AUGUSTSEN, Martin
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Year of Death:
1900
Age at Death:
23
Place of Death:
Hamelin Bay
Place of Accident (if not Place of Death):
Barque "Katinka"
Occupation:
Sailor
Employer:
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Death Cert. Details:
AUGUSTSEN, Martin, 23 yrs., born Sweden, 2132 - 1900
Burial Details:

Buried Karridale Cemetery. 4 other men drowned at the same time. Carlsen, Hamann, Menke and Skeels.

News Extract:
Bunbury Herald - 26 Jul 1900: HURRICANE AT HAMLIN. THREE BARQUES DRIVEN ASHORE FIVE LIVES LOST. The Postmaster-General (Mr R. A. Sholl) received the following telegram from Mr G. H. Percival (postmaster at Karridale) on Tuesday evening : — ' I regret to have to report a violent hurricane in this distrist. 'During Sunday last the barques Nor'-wester, Lovespriug, and Katiuka parted their cables, and were blown ashore in Hamelin Harbor. ' Five men were lost from the latter vessel, including the chief mate...
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