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From: Marj Kohli <>
Subject: Re: [TSL] What about ships damgaged but not sunk??
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2006 18:02:57 -0400
I am not a NY harbour expert so have copied the list on this so they can
give you more details on what being outside the Bar is.
As for the other questions -- I would say, yes, the ship encountered some
bad weather off Newfoundland and spent 15 days in that area in bad seas. In
company with the Edith I am sure just means that both of the ships were in
the same area.
I tried looking for some account or report on the bad weather but did not
At 09:06 PM 9/7/2006, you wrote:
>WOW - thanks!!!!
>so how do i really translate that:
>arrived where on the 25th-- this is when they got to NYC- but didn't
>come in to port????
>and anchored outside the bar - a sandbar in NYC???
>was the 15 days westward of the banks the "trouble" reported by my gr-
>and they were subsequently "rescued" by Edith (on the 12th?) - since
>they were in her company?????
>I sure appreciate you finding this for me --- hope you can offer just
>a bit more light to it for me - i'm not too up on what all this might
>On Sep 7, 2006, at 7:45 PM, Marj Kohli wrote:
>> From the NY Times of Nov 27, 1869 in the Marine Intelligence column
>>Ship Hudson, Pratt, from London Oct. 23, and Isle of Wight 26th,
>>with mdse. and 293 passengers, which arrived 25th, and anchored
>>outside the Bar, came up to the City this P.M., and reports having
>>had fine weather up to the Banks, since mostly W. and N.W. gales;
>>been 15 ds. to the westward of the Banks; Nov. 12, was in co. with
>>ship Edith, (*Br.,) from Liverpool for New York.
>>At 12:46 PM 9/1/2006, Jeffrey Mills wrote:
>>>In light of the recent Ships Lost ast Sea info...
>>>My problem is that I need to find info on a ship that was damaged and
>>>drifted helplessly for a short while....but never sunk.
>>>It was the HUDSON which sailed from England and ended up landing in
>>>the Port of New York on November 27th, 1869. There was a published
>>>story about my Gr-Grandfather on this ship and about it crashing into
>>>something on the coast of Newfoundland/Nova Scotia - taking on water
>>>and drifting helplessly - but then ultimately making it's way to NY.
>>>I found the passenger list - but can't seem to find any mention of
>>>the "troubles" the ship encountered.
>>>Any help would be appreciated!
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