The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fortune (Ferry), 2 Apr 1875

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The new ferryboat built by Walter Campbell for the Detroit and Windsor route was successfully launched on Saturday at Detroit. She is called the FORTUNE. Her dimensions are: Length of keel, 100 feet, over all, 118 feet; beam, 28 feet; depth of hold, 10 feet. She is fitted with two boilers of six feet shell and fourteen feet long, two engines 20½ x 24 inches, and carries a wheel nine and one half feet in diameter. There are two cabins on the main deck, large and handsomely finished and furnished.
      Amherstburg Echo
      April 2, 1875

The new ferry boat FORTUNE will go on the Detroit and Windsor route this week. We believe it is Mr. Walter Campbell's intention to ue her frequently this summer in conveying excursion parties from Detroit to Bois Blanc.
      Amherstburg Echo
      May 7, 1875

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Fortune (Ferry), 2 Apr 1875