S.S La Bourgogne..1898..Naufragio.

SS La Bourgogne era un francés trasatlántico , que se hundió en 1898, con la pérdida de 549 vidas. En el momento de este hundimiento fue infame, porque sólo el 13% de los pasajeros sobrevivieron, mientras que el 48% de la tripulación lo hizo .El 4 de julio 1898, poco antes de las cinco de la mañana La Bourgogne chocó con el barco de vela británico Cromartyshire a unas 60 millas náuticas (69 millas; 110 kilómetros) al sur de la isla de Sable durante una niebla densa.
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SS La Bourgogne – Sank on 4 July 1898 after a collision in dense fog with a British ship off Sable Island, Nova Scotia. She was carrying 730 passengers and crew, of whom 565 were lost. Only 173 people survived, but fewer than 70 survivors were passengers, only one woman was rescued, and all children perished. Reports circulated that the crew had refused to aid passengers in the water, to the point of stabbing them. Surviving crew members required police protection upon their arrival in New…

SS La Bourgogne – Sank on 4 July 1898 after a collision in dense fog with a British ship off Sable Island, Nova Scotia. She was carrying 730 passengers and crew, of whom 565 were lost. Only 173 people survived, but fewer than 70 survivors were passengers, only one woman was rescued, and all children perished. Reports circulated that the crew had refused to aid passengers in the water, to the point of stabbing them. Surviving crew members required police protection upon their arrival in New…

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 7, 1898  Bold 2 line, 4 column head on the ftpg: "562 Lives are Lost In An Ocean Horror". Subheads: "The French Liner La Bourgogne Goes Down After Colliding With a British Ship" "A Hundred and Sixty-Three Persons, One of Them a Woman, Are Rescued by the Crew of the Englishman".

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 7, 1898 Bold 2 line, 4 column head on the ftpg: "562 Lives are Lost In An Ocean Horror". Subheads: "The French Liner La Bourgogne Goes Down After Colliding With a British Ship" "A Hundred and Sixty-Three Persons, One of Them a Woman, Are Rescued by the Crew of the Englishman".

On July 4, 1898 shortly before 5 a.m., the French liner 'La Bourgogne' collided with the British sailing ship 'Cromartyshire' about 70 mi. south of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, during a dense fog. Most passengers were asleep in their compartments. As the ship started to list, the crew began to panic, rushing for lifeboats without assisting the passengers. 'La Bourgogne' sank just over half an hour, killing 549 people. Nearly 50% of the survivors were the crew.

On July 4, 1898 shortly before 5 a.m., the French liner 'La Bourgogne' collided with the British sailing ship 'Cromartyshire' about 70 mi. south of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, during a dense fog. Most passengers were asleep in their compartments. As the ship started to list, the crew began to panic, rushing for lifeboats without assisting the passengers. 'La Bourgogne' sank just over half an hour, killing 549 people. Nearly 50% of the survivors were the crew.

Sinking of the French steamship La Bourgogne after colliding with the British sailing ship Cromartyshire off Sable Island, Nova scotia, 4 July 1898. French educational card, late 19th/early 20th century.

Caption : Sinking of the French steamship La Bourgogne after colliding with the British sailing ship Cromartyshire off Sable Island, Nova scotia, 4 July French educational card, late century.

SS La Bourgogne was a French ocean liner built in 1885. July 4, 1898 it sunk in a collision with the British sailing ship Cromartyshire off Sable Island. At the time, she was carrying 506 passengers and 220 crew, of whom 549 were lost. Only 173 people survived, fewer than 70 survivors were passengers, only one woman was rescued, and all children perished. "Don't ask why I am the only woman who was saved, better to ask why my husband was the only man aboard who was man enough to save a…

SS La Bourgogne was a French ocean liner built in 1885. July 4, 1898 it sunk in a collision with the British sailing ship Cromartyshire off Sable Island. At the time, she was carrying 506 passengers and 220 crew, of whom 549 were lost. Only 173 people survived, fewer than 70 survivors were passengers, only one woman was rescued, and all children perished. "Don't ask why I am the only woman who was saved, better to ask why my husband was the only man aboard who was man enough to save a…

Cromartyshire, Cromarty Harbour c.1905.jpg (700×1080)

Cromartyshire, Cromarty Harbour c.1905.jpg (700×1080)

SS La Bourgogne: in 1888, Giovanni Conta traveled from Le Havre, France to California, arriving on April 17. He was about 30 years of age and was listed in the customs manifest as a farmer.

SS La Bourgogne: in Giovanni Conta traveled from Le Havre, France to California, arriving on April He was about 30 years of age and was listed in the customs manifest as a farmer.

"la Borgoña» El 2 de julio de 1898, el buque zarpó de Nueva York a uno de sus viajes de rutina trasatlántico. Llevaba su habitual 200 tripulantes y 500 pasajeros cuando, dos días más tarde, rodeado de una densa niebla, chocó violentamente con el velero Inglés "Cromartyshire", que navegaba a Filadelfia. El choque destruyó todos los botes salvavidas de estribor, lo que llevó a la muerte de un gran número de viajeros, incluyendo su comandante. Los 166

"la Borgoña» El 2 de julio de 1898, el buque zarpó de Nueva York a uno de sus viajes de rutina trasatlántico. Llevaba su habitual 200 tripulantes y 500 pasajeros cuando, dos días más tarde, rodeado de una densa niebla, chocó violentamente con el velero Inglés "Cromartyshire", que navegaba a Filadelfia. El choque destruyó todos los botes salvavidas de estribor, lo que llevó a la muerte de un gran número de viajeros, incluyendo su comandante. Los 166

... los treinta minutos que tardó la nave en hundirse y durante las ocho horas que pasaron en el agua antes de ser rescatados por un bote desde el Cromartyshire,

... los treinta minutos que tardó la nave en hundirse y durante las ocho horas que pasaron en el agua antes de ser rescatados por un bote desde el Cromartyshire,

Il naufragio del transatlantico francese "La Bourgogne"

Il naufragio del transatlantico francese "La Bourgogne"

-bourgogne_corpi.El hundimiento de La Bourgogne. Cuerpos de víctimas ahogadas del desastre arrasaron en la isla de Sable. El transatlántico francés SS La Bourgogne se hundió después de chocar con el barco de vela Cromartyshire en espesa niebla frente a la isla de Sable, Nueva Escocia. Más de 500 personas.

-bourgogne_corpi.El hundimiento de La Bourgogne. Cuerpos de víctimas ahogadas del desastre arrasaron en la isla de Sable. El transatlántico francés SS La Bourgogne se hundió después de chocar con el barco de vela Cromartyshire en espesa niebla frente a la isla de Sable, Nueva Escocia. Más de 500 personas.

Paquebot La Bourgogne

Paquebot La Bourgogne

Cromartyshire 1879 OSPG.

Cromartyshire 1879 OSPG.

.Cromartyshire bows 1898.

.Cromartyshire bows 1898.

State_Cromartyshire_(ship).

State_Cromartyshire_(ship).

Antonio Nicolo G. Jacobsen - Le Navire Mixte La Bourgogne Toutes Voiles Dehors

Antonio Nicolo G. Jacobsen - Le Navire Mixte La Bourgogne Toutes Voiles Dehors

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