The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Thurs., September 13, 1883

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Chippewa County News: Some of English nobility were aboard the Campana on her trip down last Sunday. Some of Queen Victoria's German relatives were passengers, and several of the smaller fry, like dukes, duchesses and lords. They were accompanied by a large retinue of servants. Their "royal 'i-nesses" didn't favor the News with a call, but the prince was duly welcomed by Editor Smith, who did the honors on the "canawl."

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Chippewa county incorporates much of the eastern end of Michigan's Upper Peninsula and is the site of Sault Ste. Marie.
Coincidentally to the visit (or not), the Canadian sidewheeler QUEEN VICTORIA caught fire on the Thames River, 6 miles below Chatham, Ontario, the same day. She burned to a total loss.
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Thurs., September 13, 1883
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Dave Swayze
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Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Thurs., September 13, 1883