plaque with id: 4778

Princess Alice Memorial, Old Woolwich Cemetery, London SE18 2DFPrincess Alice Sinking(Disasters)(Photos Taken: 28-Feb-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: [on the left] The saloon steamer Princess Alice returning from a pleasure excursion was wrecked off Tripcock Point by collision with the steam collier "Bywell Castle" on the night of September 3rd 1878.
[top right] It was computed that seven hundred men women and children were on board. Of these about 550 were drowned. One hundred and twenty were buried near this place.
[bottom right] To the memory of those who perished this cross was erected by a national sixpenny subscription to which more than 23000 persons contributed.

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