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Colonial (Propeller), fire, 30 Aug 1925


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Steel Passenger Vessel Red Hot as Tug Arrive.
The crew had abandoned the steamer COLONIAL off West Fiels, Lake Erie -- 31 passengers aboard all brought to Sandusky from Pelee Island.
Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 1. -- The passenger steamer COLONIAL, which burned in Lake Erie off West Field. The dead were , Thomas McGerom, second; Cleveland, Ohio; Bob O'Brien, wheelsman, Erie Pa.; Earl Hunting, Conneaut, Ohio.
      Sandusky Register
      September 1, 1925
     
     
The COLONIAL was carrying no passengers when headed for her home port of Dunkirk, N. Y., to take on an excursion party to Crystal Beach.
      Sandusky Commercial Register
      September 1, 1925


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Reason: fire
Lives: 3
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1925
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22798
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.32228 Longitude: -79.5781
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Colonial (Propeller), fire, 30 Aug 1925