Re: Benny's...boat?


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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.



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