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Steamer Mackinac explosion disaster...

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August 19, 1925

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, August 19, 1925

* Steamer Mackinac
* Boiler explosion disaster
* Newport RI Rhode Island

The front page has a two column heading: "Panic Aboard Ship Follows explosion; Four Dead, 74 Hurt" First report coverage on the boiler explosion of the Steamer Mackinac near Newport, Rhode Island. An early report here as the number of dead would rise significantly.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages,  a little margin wear, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century