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

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. 
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Crime/Disasters
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