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First sighting - Taikinshan hard aground on reef   Waves breaking over the ships stern
 
Preparations being made for Costin gun line transfer   Lt. Cmdr Davies (top right) taking range of Taikinshan. Photograph taken by Lt. Burroughs R.N.
 
Alert's motor cutter alongside with survivors   Tug Prince Salvor during transfer of survivors

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