GREATER DETROIT (1924, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1924
Official Number:
223664
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lorain, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Number of Decks:
7
Builder Name:
American Shipbuilders Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Detroit & Cleveland Nav. Co., Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Inclined Compound
# Boilers:
9
Propulsion Notes:
66, 96 & 96 x 108, 11,000hp @ 29rpm.
Dimensions
Length:
519'
Beam:
58'
Depth:
23.7'
Tonnage (gross):
7739
Tonnage (net):
3330
Final Disposition
Date:
  1956
How:
Dismantled.
History

1924, Aug 26 Ran Detroit, MI - Buffalo, NY; cost $3,500,000; sister ship to GREATER BUFFALO, designed by Frank Kirby.

Notes
From the Collection of:
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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