DescriptionA Mississippi paddle steamer serving as a troop transport. On 27 April 1865 one of her four boilers exploded, setting her afire and leaving up to 1,800 dead and 500 injured. The US Customs Service in Memphis' official fatality count is 1,547.
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost1,800
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarPre-World War One
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