Coast Survey Brig PETER G. WASHINGTON.
Hurricane of September 8, 1846.
Lt. Commanding George M. Bache and 10 others killed in this storm.
WASHINGTON was conducting Gulf Stream studies.
Harper's New Monthly Mag. Vol-Vlll. p.512
Image ID: theb0429, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection Credit: NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; NOAA Central Library