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Star (Steam yacht), fire (arson), 1 Jun 1886


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The new steam yacht STAR, owned by Starring & Van Vlack of Silver Creek, was burned Thursday night. The loss, about $500, is covered by insurance. The fire was on incendiary origin as the life preservers were all removed from the forward cabin in the engine room and used for kindling.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 26, 1885 3-4

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Reason: fire (arson)
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1886
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16472
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.54423 Longitude: -79.16671
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Star (Steam yacht), fire (arson), 1 Jun 1886