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 General Slocum Steamboat Fire Mass Memorial

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General Slocum Steamboat Fire Mass Memorial

  • Birth 18 Apr 1891 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Death 15 Jun 1904 New York, USA
  • Burial Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 8133

St. Mark's German Lutheran Church hired the General Slocum Steamboat for their 17th Annual picnic to Long Island New York on June 15, 1904. Shortly after the boat with 1,700 passengers left the East 3rd street pier in New York City, it caught fire. 1,020 lives were lost with people burned to death or drowned.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8133
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for General Slocum Steamboat Fire Mass Memorial (18 Apr 1891–15 Jun 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8133, citing Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .