TITLE

The General Slocum Disaster NY Harbor, 1904

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Stereo World;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
86412727

 

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