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Death off Cape Horn, 1871- Captain WELLCOMB, of the ship California
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: October 15, 2007 at 18:11:40
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Am not related but may be of interest to someone who is. I have no further info but additional newspaper extracts may be found at URL:


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Transcribed by Dee Sardoch; <>
Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
>>Saturday, 23 Sept 1871<<

From San Francisco, Sept. 22 --

-The captain of the bark Rover of the Seas, which arrived from Antwerp today, reports the death of Captain WELLCOMB, of the ship California, now overdue here, having been out 199 days from New York, who died off Cape Horn in bad weather.

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