En route from Mc Arthur River to Sydney with only stone ballast. A nor-west gale struck the vessel and the rudder sheared off, using drogues to steer the vessel, leaking badly the General Gordon was abandoned about 50km from Geraldton, crew of 6 reached shore in the dingy
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