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History and Notes
- Commissioned by Anchor Line to replace CHINA.
- 1904, Dec 18 First launched.
- 1915 Owned Great Lakes Transit Corporation, Buffalo, NY.
- 1934 Ran special route between Buffalo, NY & Chicago, IL for World's Fair.
- 1936 Laid up.
- 1940 Owned Wisconsin & Michigan Steamship Co., Milwaukee, WI.
- 1941 Renamed MILWAUKEE CLIPPER.
- 1941, May 15 Maiden trip as MILWAUKEE CLIPPER; replaced NAVADA & ILLINOIS between Muskegon, MI & Milwaukee.
- 1941, Jun Rebuilt, Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co.; 4,272 gross/ 3,137 net tons; 2 decks, transverse framing, 6 watertight bulkheads, water ballast carried in double bottoms; three-drum watertube boilers; coal bunkers rebuilt to carry fuel oil instead of coal.
- 1960, May 28 Rammed Milwaukee breakwater; 14 injured.
- 1970, Sep Retired & laid up, Muskegon; later moved to Sturgeon Bay, WI.
- 1977 Owned Milwaukee parties; unofficially renamed CLIPPER; used as museum ship.
- 1977, Jun 3 Owned Illinois Steamship Co.
- 1980 Used as boutique-flotel at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.
- 1981, Sep 5 Restored by Steamship CLIPPER Foundation.
- 1988 Moved to Chicago River; designated National Historical Landmark.
- 1990 Owned City of Hammond, IN.
- 1997, Dec 2 Owned Great Lakes CLIPPER Preservation Association; returned to Muskegon.
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Newspaper Clippings
- C. Patrick Labadie
- Bowling Green State University
- American Bureau of Shipping
- "Milwaukee Clipper History"
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- 2008-02-21 18:25:07
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