Captain Banks

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There are 617 articles in historic Oregonian Newspapers as of this date.

In an article in the The daily morning of Astoria, Oregon on October 23, 1890 stated that: Captain Banks, of the British bark Kate F. Troop, which has been lying at tho mouth of the river ready to go to sea for several days,- mourns the loss of two of his best sailors, and it i3 probable that ho will have to ship two more men before starting on his voyage to the United Kingdom. The men missing deserted from the vessel sometime during Tuesday night or yesterday morning, and in making their escape stole one of the ship’s boats. The names of the men are not given, but the circumstances of their desertion are as follows: During Tuesday Captain Banks visited the ship Troop and the bark Norfolk Island, which were anchored near by, and in returning…

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