THE STEAMBOAT DISASTER
(?3& PREBB ASSOCIATION.)
New York, Dacember 27.
Thousands of spectators witnessed the destruction of the steamer John Hanna, on the Mississippi, but are said to have been powerless to assist the drowning people. In the eagerness of the onlookers to get a view of the catastrophe a number of persons were thiust into a quagmire on the river bank and suffocated.
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THE STEAMBOAT DISASTER, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2024, 29 December 1888
THE STEAMBOAT DISASTER Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2024, 29 December 1888
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