The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Champion (Steamboat), 14 Sep 1843


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      The CHAMPION having been placed on the route from St. Joseph to Chicago, Capt. Ward, came down on Tuesday, with the HURON. She has been thoroughly repaired , and will run regularly the remainder of the season, between this city and Port Huron. She will leave this morning on her first regular trip. We rejoice that our citizens will no longer be compelled to submit to the imposition of the RED JACKET.
      Detroit Daily Advertizer
      September 14, 1843

      Steamer CHAMPION.--The steamer, having been repaired, left this morning for St. Joseph, and should she meet no further incident, we shall have an Eastern Mail tomorrow. The crank which gave way was found to be porous and otherwise defective. The incident is to be regretted, for the CHAMPION is an unusually fine steamer for her size. Chicago Express.
      Detroit Daily Advertizer
      September 19, 1843

      Steamer CHAMPION.--The CHAMPION on Saturday broke her other crank, and was compelled to put back. It was repaired however in the same manner as the one first broken, and she again left port last evening. Chicago Express.
      Detroit Daily Advertizer
      October 9, 1843


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route
Date of Original:
1843
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McN.E.6213
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Champion (Steamboat), 14 Sep 1843