The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Str. "Greater Detroit"


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
Coloured linen postcard of the Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Company steamboat GREATER DETROIT on Lake Erie.
Notes:
Divided back postcard. Postally unused.
Inscriptions:
"Str. "Greater Detroit" Length 550 feet. Width, 100 feet. Draught 16 feet. Tonnage, 4,500. Horsepower, 12,000. Speed 21 miles" Reverse: "Pub. by National Railway news Co. Inc."
"New Steamers Greater Detroit -- Greater Buffalo. The two largest steamers of their type in the world, each having 26 parlors with bath; 130 staterooms with toilets; automobile capacity, 125; 650 staterooms; crew of 300, including officers. The cost of these leviathans of the Great Lakes is approximately $7,000,000."
"Tichnor Quality Views"
Publisher:
Ntional Railway News Co. Inc.
Date of Original:
c1923
Dimensions:
Width: 13.9 cm
Height: 8.6 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
229
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Str. "Greater Detroit"


Coloured linen postcard of the Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Company steamboat GREATER DETROIT on Lake Erie.