The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Roger Blough (Propeller), fire, 24 Jun 1971


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FIRE DAMAGES ORE CARRIER UNDER CONSTRUCTION.
      Firemen and shipyard workers fight fire in the stern of the giant ore carrier ROGER BLOUGH at Lorain, Yesterday. The ship, the largest built on the Great Lakes, is in the final stages of construction and was scheduled to start her sea trials next month. Four men were unaccounted for and at least 15 were treated for smoke inhalation.
      Globe & Mail (Toronto)
      Friday, June 25, 1971
     
NOTE:- The above was the caption under a photograph of the burning ROGER BLOUGH..


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: fire
Lives: 4
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1971
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22784
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.45282 Longitude: -82.18237
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Roger Blough (Propeller), fire, 24 Jun 1971