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Title: Sidewheel steamer CITY OF NORWICH at Norwich, CT

Accession Number: 1941.4
Type: albumen print
Maker: Weekes, James
Place: USA, CT, Norwich
Date: Circa 1867
Description: Albumen print; port view of side wheel steamer CITY OF NORWICH at wharf in Norwich, Conn. Handwritten in ink on mat lower left "Webster. Photo." and lower right "Norwich Conn." (Built by John Englis & Son, Brooklyn, engine by Allaire Works.); at Norwich & Worcester Railroad Wharf, Norwich, CT., ca. 1867; 1866, rammed and sunk with loss of 13 lives; rebuilt; 1868 burned to water's edge at New Haven, CT; rebuilt; sunk in storm in 1894; raised; lost 1896 when she stranded and sank on Cornfield Shoal off Saybrook; photograph attributed to James Weekes.

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