Excursion Boats On Detroit River Leaving Border Cities, Canada


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Excursion Boats On Detroit River Leaving Border Cities, Canada
Date: 1924
Type(s): Postcard
Physical Description: colour; 14x10 cm; 1 envelope with 8 cards (16 views); attached and double-sided
Language: English
Source: Souvenir Folder Of the Border Cities, Ont., Canada
Notes: The souvenir folder is postmarked 1924; this is one of the sixteen views it contains; Steamer Tashmoo: was launched December 31st, 1899; she was built by the Detroit Shipbuilding Company for Detroit's White Star Line; her regular route was Detroit to Port Huron with several stops including Tashmoo Park; she was scrapped in the 1930s; City Of Detroit III: was designed by Frank E. Kirby for the Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Company; it was built 1911/1912; made overnight voyages between Detroit, Buffalo, and Cleveland; it was scrapped in 1956/1957; Steamer Columbia: built in 1902; designed by Frank Kirby; commissioned by the Detroit, Belle Isle, And Windsor Ferry Company; from 1902-1991 covered the Detroit to Boblo Island route.
Subject(s): Tashmoo (Ship)
City Of Detroit III (Ship)
Columbia (Ship)
Ships
Detroit River
Travel
Detroit Shipbuilding Company
White Star Line (Detroit)
Kirby, Frank E., Designer
Detroit And Cleveland Navigation Company (Detroit)
Detroit, Belle Isle, And Windsor Ferry Company (Detroit)
Place(s): Windsor (Ontario)
Detroit (Michigan)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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