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From the 1st ecu explorations of the Americas to the arrival of age of yank towns within the 18th century

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Oct. 1698 Worst flooding of seventeenth century strikes N. H. C. scores Mar. 12, 1751 Violent sea gales strike New England. Sep. , and sinks 23 ships. 12 (continued) Date Event Lives Lost Sep. , and sinks 12 ships. … Oct. 22, 1752 Hurricane sinks 12 ships in Gulf of Fla. scores Oct. 24, 1752 Violent sea storm with heavy waves hits New England. scores Nov. , Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, and by a ship 200 mi. east of Cape Ann; it greatly damages buildings, kills many fish, and fissures the ground.

H. , and devastates local logging industry. … 1761 Flooding Monongahela and Allegheny rivers force evacuation of Pittsburgh and Ft. Pitt, Pa. … 1762 Fires destroy large forested areas in southeast Me. and force lumber industry to relocate northward along coast. … 1763 The Pitt, a British packet, founders in Delaware Bay. 100+ Source: Jay R. Nash, Darkest Hours: A Narrative Encyclopedia of Worldwide Disasters from Ancient Times to the Present (1976), 654–750. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Earthquake History of the United States (rev.

11, 1643 Earthquake strongly shakes Newbury, Mass. … scores 24 Sep. , and sinks 23 ships. Sep. 16, 1732 Sharp earthquake centered in St. , produces tremors at Boston, and is reported as far south as Annapolis, Md. … Jul. 14, 1733 Hurricane strikes the Fla. Keys and sinks 17 ships. scores Feb. 17, 1737 Earthquake shock is reported at Boston. … Dec. , and throws down chimneys in New York City. I. 250 Jan. 1739 Unidentified German immigrant ship founders and sinks near Cape Henry,Va. 290 … scores Jul.

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