It's a house! How cool is that?! -- The luxurious shiphouse is the retrofitted front end of the Ford Motor Company's former Benson Ford, a freighter which transported iron ore and related materials across the Great Lakes from 1924 through 1981. After the freighter was decommissioned, the four-story, forecastle was removed and placed on the island as a summer cottage.
Cruise Ship House, Ohio. This is located on Lake Erie, Put-in Bay, South Bass Island. It originally was owned by Henry Ford and it was named after his Grandson, Benson Ford. Mr Frank J Sullivan purchased it and transformed it into his home. Awesome!