Named in contest as acronym for C&B Line
Largest passenger ship when launched
Only four stacker ever to sail Great Lakes
Too big for Soo Locks & Welland Canal; confined to Lakes Erie, Huron & Michigan
1939 Leased Cleveland & Buffalo Steamship Company, Chicago, Illinois
1941 Owned Cleveland & Buffalo Steamship Company
1942 Owned U.S.Navy, Washinton, D.C.; renamed USS WOLVERINE (1x-64);
stripped to deck at Cleveland, Ohio; converted to training
aircraft carrier at Buffalo, New York, deck 103'x 550'
1942, August - 1946 Operated out of Chicago with planes based at
Glenview Naval Air Station;
over 70,000 landings & take-offs
1947 Owned A.F. Wagner Iron Works, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; scrapped
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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