Death indexes of passengers and crew killed in ships and boats, sinkings, wrecks, and explosions
Our collection of ship disaster deaths were compiled from actual newspaper reports. Many newspapers published lists of people who perished in sinkings, wrecks, and explosions. Many of these lists provide limited genealogical information, such as place of burial and residence.
- James Jackson, Shawneetown, IL, Sep 21, 1851, 35 dead and injured
Deaths & Obituary Notices: Newspapers 1690-Present