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The Loss of the Princess Alice saloon steamer in the Thames, Sept 3rd, 1878. An Authentic Narrative by a Survivor, not hitherto published. Heartrending Details - Facts not made public - Noble efforts to save life - Robbing the Dead - Particulars as to lost, saved, and missing - Plan of the Locality. Sketches by an eye witness. Beautiful Poem, specially written on the event, now first published. Memorial for all time of this fearful calamity

PAD6772
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Object ID PAD6772
Description Pamphlet consisting of eight pages.; Bound with PAD6773. One of the many accounts of the dreadful 'Princess Alice' disaster of September 1878. As many as 650 passengers on the 'Princess Alice' paddle steamer drowned after she was run down by the larger collier 'Bywell Castle' in Galleons Reach.
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Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials engraving
Measurements Mount: 252 mm x 190 mm
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  • The Loss of the Princess Alice saloon steamer in the Thames, Sept 3rd, 1878. An Authentic Narrative by a Survivor, not hitherto published. Heartrending Details - Facts not made public - Noble efforts to save life - Robbing the Dead - Particulars as to lost, saved, and missing - Plan of the Locality. Sketches by an eye witness. Beautiful Poem, specially written on the event, now first published. Memorial for all time of this fearful calamity (PAD6772)
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