Pleasure Ship Columbia Detroit, Michigan

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Pleasure Ship Columbia Detroit, Michigan
Creator(s): Spina, Tony
Publisher: Ludington News Co.
Date: 1965
Type(s): Postcard
Language: English
Identifier(s): 54808-B
Source: Mike Skreptak Collection; Black Binder 4
Notes: 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.
Subject(s): Columbia (Ship)
Detroit River
Detroit (Michigan)
Detroit, Belle Isle, And Windsor Ferry Company (Detroit)
Detroit Dry Dock Company (Detroit)
Kirby, Frank E., Designer
Waterfront (Detroit)
Place(s): Detroit (Michigan)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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