The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alpena (Steamboat), U404, 4 Dec 1866


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The new sidewheel steamer being built at Marine City for Solomon Gardner, of Detroit, was successfully launched on Monday in Belle River. She was christened the ALPENA, of Marine City. - Mil. Sentinel.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      December 4, 1866 3-4


Steam paddle ALPENA. U. S. No. 404. Of 653 tons. Built Marine City, Mich., 1767. First home port, Detroit, Mich. DISPOSITION:-- Lost 1880 by foundering on Lake Michigan, October 16, 1880. 60 lives lost.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      The Lytle-Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

     
ADVERT. Detroit & Alpena --- Steamer ALPENA. --- Built 1866 of 657 tons. 200' overall x 28'
      Chicago Republican
      March 21, 1868
     


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launch, Marine City
Date of Original:
1866
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McN.E.88
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alpena (Steamboat), U404, 4 Dec 1866