The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Queen of the Lakes (Propeller), 6 Apr 1864


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Evans' Buffalo, Milwaukee & Chicago Line of Screw Steamers for
1864. - This line will comprise 6 first class upper cabin crew
steamers, with superior accommodations for cabin passengers,
having spacious cabins, with large airy and well furnished state
rooms, and good accommodations for steerage passengers. They all
have large freighting capacity, and their tonnafe will range from
600 to 800 tons. The names are as follows, with the assignement
of masters, viz.:
      MERCHANT (Iron).................... Capt. Albert Briggs
      HUNTER ............................ Capt. Geo. Dickson
      FOREST QUEEN ...................... Capt. J. Criqui
      BRADBURY .......................... Capt. W.H. Mcally
      QUEEN OF THE LAKES ................ Capt. Crary
      NILE .............................. Capt. Lyman Hunt
      The steamers will run during the ensuing season between
Buffalo, Milwaukee and Chicago touching at Cleveland, Detroit,
Mackinac and Racine, forming a daily line for the transportation
of freight and passengers, and in connection with the New York
Central Railroad, the Rochester Transportation and Western Canal
Lines of Buffalo and at Cleveland with the Atlantic and Great
Western Railway.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 6, 1864 3-3




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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
vessel route
Date of Original:
1864
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Local identifier:
McN.E.5005
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Queen of the Lakes (Propeller), 6 Apr 1864