Whaleback, Windsor, Canada

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Whaleback, Windsor, Canada
Publisher: Rumsey & Co.
Date: 1911
Type(s): Postcard
Language: English
Identifier(s): 233676
Source: Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
Notes: Postmarked 1911; Whaleback cargo steamships were designed by Captain Alexander McDougall; 44 Whalebacks were built between 1887 and 1898 and most were used in the Great Lakes for transporting grain and ore; addressed to J. Wambrook. This ship is the James. B. Colgate. It was built in 1892 and sank off the shores of Long Point, Ontario in Lake Erie on October 20th, 1916.
Subject(s): Colgate, James B. (Ship)
McDougall, Alexander
Detroit River
Place(s): Windsor (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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