England · Newspaper clippings

Illustrated Police News cover, featuring the sinking of the SS Daphne

The front page of The Illustrated Police News
Published July 14, 1883

The center illustration shows the SS Daphne which sank minutes after her launch on July 3, 1883, killing between 124 and 195 people (sources vary), including young boys hired to work on the ship.

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