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The 'Princess Alice'

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The saloon steam boat Princess Alice.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2504
Description: The paddle steamer 'Princess Alice' under way before the disaster. In September 1878, over 640 passengers died when she sank after a collision with the collier 'Bywell Castle' in Galleons Reach.
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: 14 Sep 1878
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection.
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