Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH), Tuesday, August 15, 1911
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FLAMES LICK UP BOAT
Complete Destruction of the Str: F. H. Prince

The steamer F.H. Prince beached off the east shore of Kelley?s Island a week ago today after she had been swept by flames, was totally destroyed and is now a total wreck, the fire having broken out when, it is believed, the high winds of Sunday night fanned smouldering embers into a blaze.

The Prince was seized by federal authorities last Saturday after the Homegardener Sand Co., of this city, had filed a claim for salvage against her owners.

Despite the fact that she was held by the government persons unknown are said to have rushed aboard and to have stripped the boat of about anything of any value when the fire that completed the destruction was discovered Monday.


Item Type
Clippings
Date of Original
Tuesday, August 15, 1911
Local identifier
GLN.5470
Language of Item
English
Donor
Linda Pansing
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email:walter@maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca
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Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH), Tuesday, August 15, 1911