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Fairfax in Simpson's Drydock, Boston after being Hit by Oil Tanker Pinthus 1919 in Fog 10th June 1930 with 19 lost

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What was the story behind this? Looks as thought there was a fire as the paintwork appears blistered.

Found a newspaper cutting which says "Collision off Scituate, crew of 30 lost on Pinthis and 7 passengers with 11 crew from Fairfax after explosion and fire in Fog."
 

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https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/community/threads/collision-photos-1930.25261/
 

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