Tybee Island, GA (Off Shore) Steamer EVENING STAR Disaster, Oct 1866
THE NEW YORK AND NEW ORLEANS STEAMER EVENING STAR FOUNDERED AT SEA.
NEARLY THREE HUNDRED PERSONS LOST.
A FEW SURVIVORS ARRIVE AT FERNANDINA, FLORIDA.
NAMES OF THE CABIN PASSENGERS FROM NEW YORK.
AN UNUSUAL NUMBER OF FEMALES AMONG THEM.
TWO OF THE STEAMER'S BOATS SUPPOSED TO HAVE SUNK.
THE BOAT OF THE SURVIVORS NINE TIMES CAPSIZED.
Savannah, Ga., Monday, Oct. 8.
The steamer Evening Star, from New York, bound to New Orleans, foundered 180 miles east of Tybee, with 250 passengers and 50 crew.
Five of the crew and FRANK GERRARD, a passenger, were saved.
Savannah, Monday, Oct. 8.
The boat from the steamer Evening Star arrived at Fernandina. It left the steamer with eighteen persons, including Capt. KNAPP, one lady and a child. The boat was capsized nine times. At the sixth time the Captain was lost.
As the steamer Sylvan Shore left Fernandina a boat was reported to be coming in with the Purser and Engineer of the Evening Star.
Four boats left the steamer as she sunk. The other two are supposed to have been swamped.
The schooner S. J. Waring, from New York for Apalachicola, had put in in distress, having thrown overboard part of her deck load.
The Waring brought the Chief Engineer, the Purser, two passengers and six of the crew of the Evening Star, who were picked up at sea.
Sailed from New York for New Orleans, Sept. 29.
Gen. H. C. PALFREY, lady, child and servant.
MRS. E. A. VAN SICKLE.
MRS. J. T. MASON.
FRANK R. DENNIS.
MRS. JOHN J. ADAMS.
MRS. W. H. ROBBINS.
MISS LILLY PARKER.
MISS MINNIE TAYLOR.
GEORGE HILLMAN and son.
MISS MARGARET HILLMAN.
D. PRETTO and wife.
MRS. GILLESPIE and daughter.
JAMES GALLIER and wife.
MISS ROSA BURNS.
MISS S. STARRETT.
MRS. J. KING.
MRS. G. T. PHILBIN.
MISS JULIA MUNROE.
MISS A. CLIBBARD.
A. GOETTE and wife.
MRS. S. F. GORDON.
MRS. SPANGENBERG and 3 servants.
MRS. HENRY NEWELL and daughter.
MISS EVA KREPPS.
MISS NELLIE LEVERE.
MISS MARY HUDSON.
MRS. ELODIE GIRARD.
MISS G. FERNEY.
MISS E. DURAND.
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