Disaster on the Potomac

the last run of the steamboat Wawaset by Alvin F. Oickle

Publisher: History Press in Charleston, SC

Written in English
Published: Downloads: 438
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Subjects:

  • Wawaset (Steamboat),
  • Fires -- Potomac River -- History -- 19th century,
  • Disasters -- Potomac River -- History -- 19th century,
  • Ships -- Fires and fire prevention -- Potomac River -- History -- 19th century,
  • Steamboats -- Potomac River -- History -- 19th century,
  • Potomac River -- History -- 19th century,
  • Washington Region -- History -- 19th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementAlvin F. Oickle.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF187.P8 O385 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24062890M
ISBN 109781596298132
LC Control Number2009043988
OCLC/WorldCa459210683

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"Disaster on the Potomac" seems to be as complete a look as possible, including a map, and using photographs, drawings, models, art, and more to fill in the gaps, such as there not being any known photographs of the Wawaset herself.

Not being a historian, I appreciate how the author puts the events into historical context, without sacrificing 4/5(1). On a Potomac cruise intended to impress power brokers, the ship's main gun--the Peacemaker--exploded as the vessel neared Mount Vernon.

Eight died horribly, while twenty others were injured. Two of Tyler's most important cabinet members were instantly lost, and the president himself had a near miss--making it the worst physical disaster to /5(2).

For passengers of the steamboat Wawaset, August 8,began with a pleasant cruise from Washington, D.C., down the Potomac River.

As the Wawaset came into sight of a small Virginia landing, fire broke out below decks, and frantic passengers leapt from Brand: History Press, The. Alvin Oickle is the author of two other recent "disaster books" from The History Press: Disaster in Lawrence: The Fall of the Pemberton Mill and Disaster at Dawn: The Cedar Keys Hurricane of His other nineteenth-century Disaster on the Potomac book books include Jonathan Walker: The Brand: TheHistoryPress.

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Oickle (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. On a Potomac cruise intended to impress power brokers, the ship's main gun--the Peacemaker--exploded as the vessel neared Mount Vernon.

Eight died horribly, while twenty others were injured. Two of Tyler's most important cabinet members were instantly lost, and the president himself had a near miss--making it the worst physical disaster to.

Inthe USS Princeton was the most technologically sophisticated warship in the world. Its captain, Robert Stockton, and President John Tyler were both zealous expansionists, and they hoped that it would be the forerunner in a formidable steam-powered fleet.

On a Potomac cruise intended to impress power brokers, the ship's main gun--the Peacemaker--exploded as the vessel neared Mount Vernon. He was offered about $1, for the rights to his story for a cheesy television movie called Flight Disaster on the Potomac. He turned it down, but the movie was made and they used his story.

The National Geographic Channel series Seconds From Disaster also dramatized the accident entitled "Plane Crash in the Potomac".

The crash was also dramatized in the made-for-TV movie Flight Disaster on the Potomac. The flight has also been shown on the show When Weather Changed History on US-based The Weather Channel.

Author Alvin Oikle has recently completed a book retelling the story of a long-forgotten riverboat disaster on the Potomac. In addition to telling the story of the disaster and many of the victims, he writes in the introduction: "A steamboat called the Wawaset had completed about half its routine run from Washington down the Potomac River on an.

For passengers of the steamboat Wawaset, August 8,began with a pleasant cruise from Washington, D.C., down the Potomac River. As the Wawaset came into sight of a small Virginia landing, fire broke out below decks, and frantic passengers leapt from the flames only to be pulled down by the swift waters.

Inthe USS Princeton" was the most technologically sophisticated warship in the world. Its captain, Robert Stockton, and President John Tyler were both zealous expansionists, and they hoped that it would be the forerunner in a formidable steam-powered fleet.

On a Potomac cruise intended. On Januan Air Florida Boeing plunges into the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., killing 78 people. The crash, caused by bad weather, took. A storm Jan. 13,led to one of the most haunting tragedies in Washington, D.C., history: the crash of Air Florida Fli which killed Disaster on the Potomac $ Disaster on the Potomac quantity.

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The aircraft had originally been purchased by United Airlines in and flown with the registration number of NU. The First Battle of Bull Run (the name used by Union forces), also known as the First Battle of Manassas (the name used by Confederate forces), was the first major battle of the American Civil War and was a Confederate victory.

The battle was fought on Jin Prince William County, Virginia, just north of the city of Manassas and about 30 miles west-southwest of Washington, D.C. The Potomac River is about a mile across to Charles County, Md., and just upstream Potomac and Aquia creeks flow into the river.

A book published in"Disaster on the Potomac. Directed by Robert Michael Lewis. With Jeannetta Arnette, Barry Corbin, Stephen Macht, Dinah Manoff. On JanuAir Florida Flight 90 crashes into the 14th Street Bridge over the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., resulting in 78 fatalities. This is the final volume in a trilogy on the Army of the Potomac.

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With Stephen Bogaert, Darryl Flatman, Brandon Thomas, Kevin Bundy. After Air Florida flight 90 crashes on take-off from Washington D.C., it is not easy to find the cause of the accident. It turns out eventually that this was no accident but simple and deadly oversight.

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