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History and Notes
- 1890 Enrolled Detroit, service on the Detroit to Sandusky route, with stops at Kelley's Island - Middle Boss Island - Put-In-Bay.
- 1911 Berthed in Sandusky to run with new steamer PUT-IN-BAY, on rescuse route.
- 1919 Laid up at the end of season, decline in freight business.
- 1922 Owned Kingsville Naviagation Co.; ran on Kingsville - Detroit route, after Labor Day carried new Ford cars to Cleveland and fruit from Erie Islands on return trip.
- 1924 Chartered to Cleveland and Buffalo Transit Co., to run Toledo to Put-In-Bay.
- 1926, Aug 2 Renamed SILVER SPRAY; ran Erie, PA to Port Dover, ONT.
- 1927, May 16 Renamed DOVER.
- 1929 Caught fire and burned at Lay up dock in Ecorse, MI; was repaired, but never sailed again.
- 1932, Jul Documents surrendered, total loss.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Telescope, Great Lakes Maritime Institute
- Steamboat Bill, Steamship Historical Society of America
- OJ. Dustin
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- Great Lakes Register
- G.P. Bugbee
- F.E. Hamilton
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-M
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- 2008-02-22 17:28:26
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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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