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TransAtlantic steamship from New York strikes a rock four miles from her Irish destination

Wreck of the transAtlantic steamer "City of New York," off the Irish coast, March 29, 1864, British artist's impression
03/29/1864
The three year old Inman Company steamship City of New York had sailed from New York and had a smooth and swift passage across the Atlantic.  Approaching Queenstown Harbour on the southern coast of Ireland in the middle of a clear night, however, she ran up on a reef called Daunt's Rock.  Held firm, and in mild weather, the passengers and crew had little difficulty abandoning ship and no casualties were reported. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"European News,"  New York Times, April 14, 1864 
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