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Liberty (Motor Vessel), U125662, 1929


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Steam Paddle wheel CITY OF THE STRAITS.* U.S. No. 125662. Of 1,094.68 tons gross; 811.94 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1878. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 234.0 x 36.0 x 13.0 and 600 nominal horse power.
      * formerly CITY OF DETROIT.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1894 [steam vessels]
     
     
     
      Steam Paddle wheel CITY OF DETROIT. U.S. No. 125662. Of 1,094.68 tons gross; 811.94 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1878. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 234.0 x 36.0 x 13.0 and 600 nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1885 [steam vessels]
     
     
     
      Barge CITY OF THE STRAITS.* U.S. No. 125662. Of 673 tons gross; 673 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1878. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      * formerly steam paddle CITY OF DETROIT.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1916
     
     

      Schooner Barge liberty.* U.S. No. 125662. Of 746 tons gross; 509 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1878. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 235.0 x 36.0 x 12.4 Crew of 7. Composite.
      * formerly steam paddle [a] CITY OF DETROIT, [b] Sloop CITY OF THE STRAITS, [c] Barge CITY OF THE STRAITS.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1921



      CITY OF DETROIT* Built December 12, 1877 Sidewbeel Passenger - Composite
U. S. No. 125662 1094 gt - 811 nt 234.0 x 36.0 x 13.0
* Renamed, (b) CITY OF THE STRAITS - US - 1889
Reduced to a barge, 1914; converted to bulk propeller, 1928.
      (c) LIBERTY - US - 1928
Abandoned in 1948 at head of Bois blanc Island, Detroit River; burned shortly afterwards.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.




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ex CITY OF DETROIT, CITY OF THE STRAITS
Date of Original:
1929
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Local identifier:
McN.R.934
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Liberty (Motor Vessel), U125662, 1929