U. S. S. Wolverine (formerly U. S. S. Michigan), oldest Iron Gun Boat in the World, built in 1843
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- Coloured postcard of the USS WOLVERINE (ex MICHIGAN) on the Great Lakes.
- MICHIGAN was an iron paddlewheel gun-boat operating on the upper lakes from 1843 to . She was renamed WOLVERINE (after the state mascot of Michigan) in 1905 in order to free the name MICHIGAN for a new United Navy battleship. She was decommissioned in 1912, reinstated briefly during World War I, and finally scrapped in 1949.
- "U. S. S. Wolverine (formerly U. S. S. Michigan), oldest Iron Gun Boat in the World, built in 1843" "Copyright by L. C. Schauble"
Reverse: "L. C. Schauble, Erie. Pa. (Made in Germany)"
- Schauble, L. C.
- Place of Publication:
- Erie, PA
- Date of Original:
- c 1910
Width: 13.8 cm
Height: 8.8 cm
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- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes