The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Sandusky (Steamboat), U5062, 1 Jul 1866

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THE "CITY OF SANDUSKY" - This new side-wheel steamer, built at Sandusky for the Sandusky, Islands and Detroit Line, made her trial trip in the Bay on Saturday. In every essential particular her running was perfectly satisfactory to the builders and owners.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      July 4, 1866
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NEW STEAMER. - The new steamer CITY OF SANDUSKY commenced making regular trips between Detroit and Sandusky. Her dimensions are as follows: 182 feet in length, 25 feet 4 inches breadth of beam. The diameter of the wheel is 23 feet, with 7 feet face. The keel is 8 by 10 in frames sided, 9 inches moulded, 10 1/2 at center, 24 inches from center to center. The steamer, it is said, draws 5 feet of water, and her speed is about 14 miles per hour. - Toledo Blade.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      July 11, 1866

Steam paddle CITY OF SANDUSKY. U. S. No. 5062. Of 364 tons. Built Sandusky, Ohio, 1866. First home port, Sandusky, Ohio.. DISPOSITION -- Sold foreign 1872
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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City of Sandusky (Steamboat), U5062, 1 Jul 1866