Steam Paddle CITY OF ST. JOSEPH.* U.S. No. 126627. Of 1,439 tons gross; 1,012 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1890. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 254.0 x 34,0 x 13.6 and a crew of 40. Passenger service. Of 1,200 indicated horse power. Steel built.
*Formerly steam paddle CITY OF CHICAGO.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1915 [Steam Vessels]
Steam Paddle CITY OF CHICAGO. U.S. No. 126627. Of 1,164.07 tons gross; 737.45 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1890. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 2226.0 x 34.0 x 13.0 Steel built.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1894 [Steam Vessels]
CITY OF CHICAGO.* Built March 18, 1890 Sidewhee1 Passenger -Steel
U. S. No. 126627 1073 gt -628 nt 211.6' x 34' x 13'
Lengthened 15' in winter, 1890-91; lengthened 38' in winter, 1915-16.
* Renamed (b) CITY OF ST. JOSEPH -US -1916
Reduced to pulpwood barge in 1938. Stranded September 22, 1942, near Eagle Harbor, Mich., Lake Superior.
Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
Institute for Great Lakes Research