Author Results for Matthew McLin

Solving the Oneida Question: Anglo-American relations during a public outcry

By Matthew McLin

n 24 January 1870 USS Oneida sank when, sailing out of Tokyo Bay, it collided with the British ship Bombay, which failed to stop and render aid, leading to the deaths of 115 American sailors. This article compares the public reaction of the Anglo-American press with the internal conversations in both nations’ governments. It will […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Pacific | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy