The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
River Queen (Propeller), 4 Dec 1866


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      On the 27th ult. a new propeller, built at Marine City by Capt. James Gordon, was launched into the St. Clair River. She was christened the RIVER QUEEN. It is the intention to place her on the St. Clair River route between Algonac and Port Huron as a passenger and freight boat. She will be nearly finished off and made very comfortable. She sits very gracefully in the water. D. McDole is the builder. The stm. FORESTER took her in tow to Detroit, where she will receive her machinery, and boiler from the machine shop of Fowler & Bro. She will be ready to commence running inside of two weeks. - Mil. Sentinel.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      December 4, 1866 3-4


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launch, Marine City
Date of Original:
1866
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McN.E.89
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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River Queen (Propeller), 4 Dec 1866