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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea00400

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

Image ID: wea00400, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Off the coast of France
Photo Date: 1906 December 11

Category: Monsters/Lightning/Art/

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