Pleasure Ship Columbia Detroit, Michigan
Ludington News Co.
Mike Skreptak Collection; Black Binder 4
c. 1965; "Thousands of visitors to Detroit enjoy views of down-river industrial skyline on day and nights cruises from Civic Center dock to Bob-Lo Island recreational park in Lake Erie." (from back of postcard); the Columbia was built in 1902 by the Detroit Dry Dock Company; designed by Frank Kirby; commissioned by Walter Campbell, president of the Detroit, Belle Isle, and Windsor Ferry Company; from 1902-1991 covered the Detroit to Boblo Island route.
Detroit, Belle Isle, And Windsor Ferry Company (Detroit)
Detroit Dry Dock Company (Detroit)
Kirby, Frank E., Designer
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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