The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Macatawa (Propeller), U91561, 21 Apr 1883


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Saugatuck, Mich., April 21. -- At 2 o'clock this afternoon the excursion steamer that was rebuilt this winter was successfully launched, and was named MACCATAMA. She has an engine 15 x 15½, and a 5 x 10 boiler, it being five sixteenths of an inch thick. Everything looking to the safety and comfort of the patrons has been provided for. Length, 100 feet; beam, 17 feet; hold, 5½ feet; cabin 11 x 29½. Her owners think she can carry with comfort 500 persons. She is under charter to run between Holland City and Maccatawa Park Hotel, a distance of 6 miles down Black lake.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, March/April, 1883


Steam screw MACATAWA. U. S. No. 91561. Of 70.89 tons gross; 56.66 tons net. Built Saugatuck, Mich., 1883. Home port, Saugatuck, Mich. 96.0 x 17.0 x 5.9. Of 60 nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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rebuilt and renamed
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.E.10585
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Macatawa (Propeller), U91561, 21 Apr 1883