WAYNE (1923, Passenger Steamer)


Year of Build:
1923
Official Number:
222835
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
River Rouge, MI
Vessel Type:
Passenger Steamer
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
243
Builder Name:
Great Lakes Engineering Works
Original Owner and Location:
Walkerville & Detroit Ferry Co., Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
56.5'
Depth:
14.4'
Tonnage (gross):
379
Tonnage (net):
251
History

Used as Detroit River ferry

1942, May 5 Discontinued; laid up, Walkerville, ONT until 1946

1946 Owned Duluth-Superior Steamship Co., MN; ran excursions on St. Louis Bay

1950 Owned Toledo Excursions, Inc., Hollywood, FL; ran excursions Toledo-Lower Maumee Bay

1952 Owned Baudhuin Yacht Co.; towed to Sturgeon Bay to be used as yacht club; never materialized

1952, May Removed from documents; sold, Bisso Ferry Co., New Orleans, LA; upper works removed; used as storehouse at least through 1958, Apr 15

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

WAYNE (1923, Passenger Steamer)
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WAYNE (1923, Passenger Steamer)