General Slocum

DescriptionThe paddle steamer caught fire and sank in New York's East River on 15 June 1904. More than 1,000 people were lost, making it New York City's highest loss of life until the September 11 attacks.
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost1,000
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)