Arctic



DescriptionA paddle steamer that sank 27 September 1854 off Cape Race, Newfoundland after colliding with the French iron screw steamship Vesta in fog. Of the 534 passengers and crew aboard, 350 were lost, including all 109 women and children.
Year1854
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost350
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Arctic