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H.M. Ship SURINAM struck by lightning Lightning "struck the mainmast and split
it in pieces" Two men were killed and four injured. The ship was in grave danger
of drifting onto a lee shore. In: "The Thunder-Storm", Charles Thomlinson,
F.R.S., 1877, p. 174

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