SS GREAT REPUBLIC in Erie Basin: 1867

The trans-Pacific sidewheel steamship GREAT REPUBLIC built by Henry Steers in Greenpoint being fitted out in Graving Dock No. 1 of Erie Basin.

The photo was taken in 1867. The dock is one year old. The Erie Basin breakwater is unfinished and at right, warehouses are still being built.



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  • Image from the Peabody-Essex Collection.

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