Thursday, May 29, 2008

Survivor

This picture shows a survivor of the Empress of Ireland shipwreck. It was on this day, May 29, in the year 1914 that the Empress of Ireland sank near Quebec. There were 1012 people killed in the accident, making it the worst maritime disaster in Canadian history.

1 comment:

  1. What a great photo. I've read so much about the Empress of Ireland, such a terrible tragedy.

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