City of Racine

1889                                        City of Racine                         1938

Wooden Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Manitowoc WI by Burger & Burger
Launched April 18, 1889

220’ LOA, 203’ LBP, 40’ beam, 22’2” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Milwaukee WI June 7, 1889 (#133)
203.5 x 40.0 x 13.5, 1041.02 GT, 801.39 NT     US 126551     to:
Goodrich Transit Co., Milwaukee WI (home port Milwaukee WI)

Home port to Duluth MN 1906

Renamed Arizona 1909

Retired 1925 from active service with the company

Chartered for 1927 season to Peninsular & Northern Navigation Co., Milwaukee WI

Laid up permanently at Manitowoc WI

Sold 1931 to George Mills & Co., Detroit MI for use as a power plant at Grosse Isle MI during the construction of the Livingstone Channel on the Detroit River

Abandoned 1938 at Toledo OH.  Enrollment surrendered March 27, 1939.

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Jan 1952 (#31)

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 129






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