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A contemporary model of the Princess Alice disaster.

A contemporary model of the Princess Alice disaster.
The Princess Alice disaster.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3065
Description: A contemporary model of the 'Princess Alice' disaster, showing how she was struck by the far larger 'Bywell Castle'. Being so low in the water, the 'Princess Alice' split in two and went down in four minutes, with the deaths of up to 640 people.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1878
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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