Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Dover (Steamboat), U120796, 1927
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Steam paddle DOVER.* U.S. No. 120796. Of 532 tons gross; 374 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1890. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 195.5 x 30.1 x 10.2 a crew of 22. Passenger service. Steel Built. Of 1,400 indicated horse power. Owned by the Detroit & Kingsville Navigation Co. [Mich.]
* Formerly steam paddle wheel [a] FRANK E. KIRBY, [b] SILVER SPRAY.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1927



      Steam paddle FRANK E. KIRBY.* U.S. No. 120796. Of 532 tons gross; 374 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1890. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 195.5 x 30.1 x 10.2 a crew of 22. Passenger service. Steel Built. Of 1,400 indicated horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1921



FRANK E. KIRBY * Built Feb. 14, 1890 Sidewheel Passenger - Iron
U.S. No. 120796 532 gt - 374 nt 195.5' x 30.1' x 10.2'
* Renamed, (b) SILVER SPRAY - US - 1926
      (c) DOVER - US - 1927
Burned June 23, 1932, at Ecorse, Mich.; hull raised and scrapped in 1939.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.

NOTE: - No recourse for SILVER SPRAY [1926]


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Newspaper
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ex FRANK E. KIRBY, SILVER SPRAY
Date of Original
1927
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.R.1661
Language of Item
English
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Dover (Steamboat), U120796, 1927