The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Promise (Ferry), 7 Jan 1892

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Detroit, Mich., Jan. 7 - With five boats under way at the different yards of the Detroit Dry Dock Company, they are: No. 108 (PROMISE) for the Detroit Belle Isle and Window Ferry Company, a wooden passenger boat similar in design to those now in this service, 130 feet long, 39 feet wide and 13 feet 8 inches deep ; cost $50,000.
      Steamer No. 111 will be built at the upper yard of the Detroit Dry Dock Company, No. 108 at the Clark dry dock yards, and the steel steamers at the Wyandotte plant.
      The Marine Review
      January 7, 1892

PROMISE Built April 23, 1892 Ferry Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 150590 473 gt - 295 nt 119.5' x 38.8' x 12'
Broken up at Detroit, Michigan, in 1935.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

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William R. McNeil
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Promise (Ferry), 7 Jan 1892