Northfleet



DescriptionOn the night of 22 January 1873 she was at anchor about 2–3 nautical miles (3.7–5.6 km; 2.3–3.5 mi) off Dungeness. Around 22:30 hrs she was run down by the steamship Murillo that backed off and disappeared into the darkness. In the ensuing panic a total of 293 people were lost.
Year1873
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost293
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northfleet_(ship)