Pamphlet, 'Loss of 300 Lives. Full Particulars of the Awful Shipwreck, dreadful sufferings etc., '



Price one penny, two sheets, printed by W S Fortey, Steam Printer and Publisher, Great Saint Andrew Street, Bloomsbury, London, c1890. Contains stories about loss of vessels and deaths at sea including the vessel Mignonette, 1884 and claims of murder and cannabalism of the youngest crew member. Loss of emigrant ship Kapunda and HMS Atalanta, 1880. Front page features image of ship in rough seas with crew struggling with rigging and sails.