The General Slocum Disaster NY Harbor, 1904

March 2013
Stereo World;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p18
The article focuses on a disaster related to the Genreal Slocum, an excursion ferry built in 1891 with a rated capacity of three thousand passengers. It discusses the fire tragedy happened on June 15, 1904. It mentions that when the ferry was passing Sunken Meadow, Hell Gate, fire took place in the ferry. It further mentions the most of the passengers were women and children. It also presents several photographs related to the disaster.


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