CITY OF GRAND RAPIDS (1912, Passenger Steamer)


Year of Build:
1912
Official Number:
210065
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Passenger Steamer
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
4
Hull Number:
455
Builder Name:
American S.B. Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Graham & Morton Line, Benton Harbor, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26, 42 & 51 x 42" engine, American S.B. Co., Cleveland, OH.
Dimensions
Length:
291'
Beam:
48'
Depth:
27'
Tonnage (gross):
3061
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hamilton, ONT. Lake Ontario
Date:
  1952
How:
Scrapped.
History

1912, Jun Chicago - Southern Michigan ports.

1924 Sold to Goodrich Line, on Chicago - Grand Haven - Muskegon.

1933 - 42 Day excursions, Chicago - Milwaukee.

1945 - 51 Owned Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Co.; Chicago - Benton Harbor.

1951, May 24 Owned Hyman - Michaels Co., Chicago scrap dealer; later owned Canadian Salvage Co., Hamilton, ONT.

1952, Oct 27 Towed to Hamilton & scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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