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Strange Old Stories - Not Necessarily Shipping!

Woolwich Warren.
Sea Sickness.
Accident to the 'Thames' East Indiaman.
Found at sea, a chest with a corpse in it.
Postage Stamps.
Age of our Line-of-Battle Ships.
Shipload of Elephants.
Presented an Umbrella.
A Screw Steamer Turned Over.
The Jointed Steam-Ship.
An extraordinary Batch of Convicts.
Flogging in the two Services.
An Idle Apprentice.
A Lone Nigger.
A Ship Adandoned at Sea.
Death of General Higginson.
A Woman Trying to Blow Herself up with a Cannon Ball.
A New Flying-Machine.
Strange Discovery off Pymouth Breakwater.
The Channel Tunnel.
Tooth-Drawing Without Pain.
A Good Laugh.
Ghastly Discovery at Sea.
Thrown from a Steamer.
A Ship's Brake.
Execution at Newgate.
A Novel use for Dead Paupers.
Singular Scene on the Thames.
Power of Shell-Fire.
A Man Cutting his Foot Off.
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