James H. Hoyt (Propeller), U77541, boiler exploded, 15 May 1909
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Charges have been preferred against John Duggan, engineer of the steamer JAMES H. HOYT when her boiler exploded Saturday off Fairport, and he will be given a hearing before Capt. James Stone, supervising Inspector of Steamboats, at Cleveland. He is charged with negligence in permitting the water in the boiler to run too low. Three Italians were killed in the explosion.
Buffalo Evening News
Thursday, May 20, 1909
Steam screw JAMES H. HOYT. U. S. No. 77541. Of 4,363 gross tons; 2,324 tons net. Built West Superior, Wis., 1902. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 411.2 x 50.0 x 23.0 Crew of 24.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911
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Ohio, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes