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Supreme - Crew's Narrow Escape

The following appeared in the Northern Daily Mail, on Friday March 21st, 1919:
"Local Motor Coble Sinks in Harbour. Five or six members of the crew of the Hartlepool motor coble Supreme had a narrow escape of drowning while sleeping in their vessel in Scarborough Harbour. Shortly after midnight, a boy member of the crew woke up and found water pouring into the vessel. He aroused the men and they scrambled asjore. At high tide the vessel was practically submerged. It appears that the vessel's planking burst and allowed the water to rush in and swamp her."

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