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Flashback in maritime history – A Spectacle of Horror – Steamship General Slocum fire – 15 June 1904
(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 15 June 1904, the excursion steamer General Slocum caught fire while operating on the East River in New York City. More than 1,000 passengers and crew lost their lives. …