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New York packet wrecked in a snowstorm on the New Jersey shore but all aboard are saved

Shipwreck and Disaster at Sea, iconic image
03/08/1860
The 1,079 ton ship De Witt Clinton, bound for New York from Liverpool completed her trans-Atlantic journey but was was driven ashore on the New Jersey coast eight miles south of Squan Inlet during a snow-storm.  New York tugboats and the New York Harbor pilot-boat Christian Bergh took all the passengers off safely and carried them to New York City.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Wreck of the DeWitt Clinton," New York Times, March 10, 1860, p. 8. 

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