Posted ByLH on July 10, 2003 at 13:55:34:
In Reply to: Re: Benny's...boat? posted byLH on July 07, 2003 at 13:55:37:
: I don't know if it was the boat in question, but Jack was on a boat that burned sometime in the late 30's. I'll try to find the article again and post it.
The burning boat was a different boat. It's another interesting little story though. It was in the NY Times 9/02/1935.
Jack Benny Flees Yacht Fire
SEATTLE, Sept. 1 (AP). - The 51-foot yacht Nokomis, on which Jack Benny was vacationing, was destroyed by fire near Lofall on a cruise on Hood Canal today, but the radio comedian and members of his party escaped unhurt as the boat was run ashore.