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S.S. Klang amok case
SS Klang with captain
The S.S. Klang and its captain Murdoch McDonald.
Date October 31, 1925
Location(s) S.S. Klang
Killed 8
Injured 5

On October 31, 1925 an unidentified man killed eight people and wounded five others aboard the steamship Klang, before being shot dead.

SS Klang

A postcard depicting the S.S. Klang, the place of the murders.

[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15] [16] [17] [18] [19] [20] [21] [22] [23] [24] [25] [26] [27] [28] [29] [30] [31] [32] [33] [34] [35]

VictimsEdit

  • Murdoch McDonald, captain

Among those wounded was William Rae, chief engineer.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Klang Tragedy - Thirteen Stabbed on Local Steamer, The Straits Times (November 2, 1925)
  2. The Klang tragedy, The Straits Times (November 3, 1925)
  3. The Klang in Penang - Passangers' stories of the recent amok, The Straits Times (November 5, 1925)
  4. amok tragedy, The Straits Times (November 6, 1925)
  5. The amok tragedy, The Straits Times (November 7, 1925)
  6. The Amok Inquest, The Straits Times (November 9, 1925)
  7. Terrible tragedy on the "Klang", The Singapore Free Press (November 2, 1925)
  8. The Klang tragedy, The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (November 7, 1925)
  9. Klang passengers' stories, The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (November 7, 1925)
  10. Amok!, Malayan Saturday Post (November 7, 1925)
  11. Terrible tragedy on the "Klang", The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (November 2, 1925)
  12. Social and personal - We are pleased to learn, The Straits Times (November 9, 1925)
  13. Social and personal - Mr. William Rae, The Straits Times (November 21, 1925)
  14. Klang victims, The Singapore Free Press (November 4, 1925)
  15. The Klang tragedy, The Straits Times (November 10, 1925)
  16. General Telegrams, Townsville Daily Bulletin (November 10, 1925)
  17. Sea captain killed by man who ran amok, Barrier Miner (November 7, 1925)
  18. Malay runs amok, The Daily News (November 23, 1925)
  19. Maniac at Sea, The Brisbane Courier (November 18, 1925)
  20. Singapore tragedy, Western Star and Roma Advertiser (November 21, 1925)
  21. Malay amok, The Maitland Daily Mercury (November 18, 1925)
  22. Malay Psychology, The Sydney Morning Herald (November 20, 1925)
  23. Tragedy on Steamer, The Age (November 25, 1925)
  24. Malay's mad act, The Sydney Morning Herald (November 18, 1925)
  25. A notable skipper, Northern Advocate (December 1, 1925)
  26. A mad Malay, Evening Post (December 10, 1925)
  27. Massacre on ship, New Zealand Herald (December 10, 1925)
  28. Fatally stabbed, Northern Advocate (November 7, 1925)
  29. Malay's awful deed, New Zealand Herald (November 19, 1925)
  30. He drama op de "Klang", Bataviaasch nieuwsblad (November 6, 1925)
  31. Uit Malakka, De Sumatra post (November 5, 1925)
  32. Amokmaker doodt kapitein en vele anderen, Het nieuws van den dag voor Nederlandsch-Indië (November 1, 1925)
  33. Uit Malakka - Het amokgeval, De Sumatra post (November 10, 1925)
  34. Nederlandsch-Indie - Het "Klang"-drama, Het nieuws van den dag voor Nederlandsch-Indië (November 6, 1925)
  35. Muiterij aan boord van een schip, Het volk (November 4, 1925)

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