The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Valley City (Steamboat), 21 Sep 1860
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We received a call from Mr. Hayden on Monday last, and from him learned several interesting particulars relative to the new steamer now being built by Capt. Gance for the Grand River trade. Her name is to be the VALLEY CITY. Her length of keel is 140 ft.; breadth of beam 21 ft.; depth of hold 5 ft. The model is an entire new one, and, she is finished and ready for business, at the opening of navigation next spring, it is contemplated she will be the fastest boat that has been on the river, and will easily make round trips between Grand Rapids and this place by daylight. William C. Hayden, the master builder, is from this place. - Grand Haven News, Sept. 19.
      Detroit Free Press
      September 21, 1860


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new vessel
Date of Original
1860
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McN.E.4305
Language of Item
English
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William R. McNeil
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Valley City (Steamboat), 21 Sep 1860