The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cumberland (Steamboat), 11 Aug 1871


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STEAMERS BUILDING. - Two large steamers, to be named respectively the MANITOBA and CUMBERLAND, are building and well advanced towards completion at Collingwood, Georgian Bay. They are intended for the route between that port and Fort William, Lake Superior. "Their speed will exceed, if possible, the famous CHICORA, and their furnishings throughout will be unsurpassed by any steamer on fresh water." Which statements may be taken with some grains of allowence.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, August 11, 1871


The propeller (sic) CUMBERLAND, a fine upper lakes steamer, built for the Lake Superior Navigation Company, was successfully launched at Port Robinson, on the 8th inst. It is to run between Collingwood and Duluth.
      Port Huron Times
      Wednesday, August 24, 1871
     
     
     
Side-wheel steamer CUMBERLAND (Canadian) of 629 tons, built at Port Robinson in 1871 by J. Simpson. Owned by Perry & Co. Home port, Toronto. Value $48,000 Class A 1.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Classification Register for 1875
     
     


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building well advanced
Date of Original:
1871
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McN.E.1578
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cumberland (Steamboat), 11 Aug 1871