SS Great Eastern in New York Harbor, 1860
SS Great Eastern in New York Harbor, 1860 - probably at a pier on the Hudson River between West 11th and 12th Streets, her usual New York berth 1860. Her first voyage to North America began on 17 June 1860, with 35 paying passengers, eight company "dead heads" (non-paying passengers), and 418 crew. Among the passengers were two journalists, Zerah Colburn and Alexander Lyman Holley, and three directors of the Great Ship Company. Preparations were initially made for the ship to sail on 16 June…
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