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The steamer "Commodore" is wrecked in Long Island Sound but all aboard are saved.

Wreck of the Steamboat "Commodore" in Long Island Sound, New York, December 27, 1866, artist's impression, detail.
12/27/1866

During the massive winter storm that struck New England just after Christmas 1866, the aging sidewheeler steamboat Commodore was caught in Long Island Sound and suffered a battering which carried away her smokestacks.  She was driven ashore at Horton's Point but all the many passengers and crew were saved when they made it to shore in small boats.  The Commodore was completely broken up, however.  (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

"The Storm of the 27th and 28th of December," Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, January 19, 1867, 277.

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