Cape Race, NF Steamers EUROPA & ARABIA Wreck, Aug 1858

Collision between the Steamships Europa and Arabia.

St. John's, Aug. 16.---The Cunard steamer Europa put into this port to-day, and reports having been in collision, on Saturday last, off Cape Race, with the Cunard steamer Arabia, from Liverpool, bound to New York. The Europa was badly damaged by the collision, but the Arabia suffered so little that she proceeded on her voyage. Fortunately, none of the passengers of either vessel were injured. The Europa left Boston on the 11th inst., and Halifax on the 13th, for Liverpool, with a number of passengers and the usual mails. They will all be delayed at this place until the steamer can be repaired.

The National Era, Washington DC 19 Aug 1858