Packet and Emigrant Ships Ashore on the Cheshire Coast. During the Terrible Hurricane off Liverpool. January 6th & 7th 1839.
Coloured lithograph. 480 x 320 mm [image]. Glued on board under mount, foxing in margins, abrasions in sky.
A report from the Liverpool Mercury on Friday the 11th of January stated that the Sunday past had seen strong gusts of wind, but many vessels went to sea as there was nothing to indicate that a huge storm was about to follow the winds. It was around midnight that the storm became a hurricane, and people never remembered a night of such ‘alarming terror’. See reference 6421 'The Loss of the Pennsylvania New York Packet Ship…'
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