The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Kalamazoo (Propeller), U126949, 14 Sep 1892

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South Haven, Sept. 13. - The steamer CITY OF KALAMAZOO which Capt. John Martelle is building here for the Williams Trans. Co., will be launched in a few days. She measures 176' x 31' and will have a speed of 15 miles per hour. There will be 44 staterooms in the upper cabin and 16 in the lower cabin, giving sleeping accommodation for 180 passengers. She is especially designed for the World's Fair traffic.
      Chicago Inter-Ocean
      September 14, 1892
Steam screw CITY OF KALAMAZOO. U. S. No. 126949. Of 729 tons gross; 563 tons net. Built South Haven, Mich., 1893. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 161.7 x 31.8 x 12.5 Of 1,000 Nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1900

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City of Kalamazoo (Propeller), U126949, 14 Sep 1892