The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Baltimore (Propeller), 29 May 1875

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Last Saturday at Marine City, the new prop. CITY OF BALTIMORE was launched. Her length is: keel, 96 ft.; overall, 101 ft. 8 inches; beam 20 ft., with 18 inch guards; depth in hold 6 ft. 6 inches in clear; tonnage, carpenter measurements 130 tons; estimated speed, in still water, 11 miles an hour; cost $10,000. She is built for the Detroit and New Baltimore route.
      Detroit Advertiser & Tribune
      May 29, 1875
A new steam propeller. -- The passenger and freight boat, the CITY OF NEW BALTIMORE was launched last saturday May 22 from the yard of J.J. Hill. Her route will be from Detroit to New Baltimore. She is 96' keel, 101' 8" over all by 20' with 18 inch guards and 6' 6" depth of hold. She is 190 tons and her estimated speed 11 miles per hour. Her boiler was made by J. & T. McGregor of detroit. Her engine is high pressure, built by Morton, Hamblin & Co., St. Clair and has a 14 5/8ths" cylinder and 18" stroke.
      Port Huron daily Times
      Saturday, May 29, 1875

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City of Baltimore (Propeller), 29 May 1875