Brother Jonathan



DescriptionWas a paddle steamer that struck an uncharted rock near Point St George, off Crescent City, California, on 30 July 1865. The ship was carrying 244 passengers and crew with a large shipment of gold. 19 survived the wreck, making it the deadliest shipwreck up to that time on the US Pacific Coast.
Year1865
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost225
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brother_Jonathan_(steamer)