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SS Central America, known as the Ship of Gold, was a {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} sidewheel steamer that operated between Central America and the eastern coast of the United States during the 1850s. She was originally named the SS George Law, after Mr. George Law of New York. The ship sank in a hurricane in September 1857, along with more than 420 passengers and crew and {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} of gold, contributing to the Panic of 1857.


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SS Central America, known as the Ship of Gold, was a {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} sidewheel steamer that operated between Central America and the eastern coast of the United States during the 1850s. She was originally named the SS George Law, after Mr. George Law of New York. The ship sank in a hurricane in September 1857, along with more than 420 passengers and crew and {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} of gold, contributing to the Panic of 1857.


SS Central America sections
Intro  Sinking  Aftermath  Search and discovery  See also  References  Further reading  External links  

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