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This call arrived by telegram the incident was a rick fire and the crew worked the steamer from a local stream.

The cause was probably spontaneous combustion usually caused by stacking while still damp. Today the insurance companies refuse to pay out on a policy when this is registered as the cause, many more up to date drying facilities exist today.

The Crew
Cpt F. Beale,
Fm J Davis,
Fm J Bull,
Fm C Jerome,
Fm W Blake,
Fm H Noyce
Fm C Simkins,
Fm H Archer,
Fm W Cornelious.
Fm V Alexander,
Fm B George,
Fm B Irwinn,
Fm F Bell

Notice that three cwt of coal was purchased and the price 4/3p