Boston, MA Steamer BEATRICE Caught in Storm, Jan 1908


After making an uneventful voyage from Buenos Ayres to New York, the steamer Beatrice, Capt. Randall, ran into the blizzard when on her way to this port, and for hours drifted helplessly in the worst storm off the coast in many years. Through some derangement of the machinery, the big steamer became unmanageable and barely escaped destruction off Block Island.

Capt. Randall and Pilot W. E. Quin were on the bridge for fifty hours, and when the Beatrice arrived here yesterday were exhausted from their battle with the hurricanes was one of the worst in their experience of thirty years.

The Boston Journal, Boston, MA 27 Jan 1908