Thousands see American emigrant ship founder off French coast

The American barque Lima had left Le Havre in western France two days before bound for New Orleans with seventy-five emigrant passengers and a crew of twenty-six.   The vessel was seen off Barfleur in difficulties in a storm.  A large crowd gathered on the shore and saw the Lima was driven up on the rocks known as Rocher de Quillboeuf and quickly smashed to pieces.  Only two men survived; all others were lost.  (By John Osborne)
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 Chronicle, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1860 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1861), 19.
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