City of Detroit III

1912                                  City of Detroit III                                  1956

Steel sidewheel passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 187

Laid down as City of Detroit.  Name changed during construction.
Launched Oct 7, 1911

470’ LOA, 455’ LBP, 55’ beam, 22’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, inclined compound engine, 9000 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI
455.8 x 55.5 x 22.5, 6061 GT, 3328 NT     US 209571     to:
Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Co., Detroit MI (home port Detroit MI)

Entered service 1912

Laid up at Detroit MI at end of 1950 season and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1956 to Robert L. Rosen and Abraham Siegel, Detroit MI.  Dismantled at Detroit;  hull towed to Hamilton ON and scrapped there.

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 110



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