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History and Notes
- Designed by Frank E. Kirby; largest sidewheel steamer in the world.
- 1911, Oct 7 Launched; 600 staterooms; speed of 23mph.
- 1912, May 30 Trial run; Collision with JOSEPH C. SUIT, sinking her on Detroit River.
- 1912, Jun 26 Maiden trip Detroit - Buffalo.
- 1924 Detroit - Cleveland route.
- 1928 Grounded, mouth of Detroit River.
- 1951 Retired at Detroit.
- 1856 Scrapped.
- Telescope, Great Lakes Maritime Institute
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- 2008-02-20 18:44:46
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This image is now available from the Alpena County Public Library Great Lakes Maritime Collection site. This MLibrary collection will be retired on April 16, 2018.
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