SS Princess Alice (1865)

SS Princess Alice (1865)

SS Princess Alice, formerly PS Bute, was a passenger paddle steamer. She was sunk in a collision on the River Thames with the collier Bywell Castle off Tripcock Point in 1878 with the loss of over 650 lives, the greatest loss of life in any Thames shipping disaster.

Read more about SS Princess Alice (1865):  Early Service, The Disaster