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Metropolis (Steamboat), U17608, fire, 13 Jun 1902


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The old sidewheeler METROPOILIS was burned to the water's edge at Toledo on Friday.
      Port Huron Daily Times


A crew of divers yesterday morning raised the passenger steamer METROPOLIS, once the pride of the lakes, from the bottom of the river at Detroit [?] where she has been all winter. Her hul will be used as a scow to carry stone.
      Buffalo Evening News
      June 13, 1903
     
     
      Steam paddle METROPOLIS. U.S. No. 17608. Of 425 tons gross;321 tons net. Built at Trenton, Mich., 1868. Home port, Detroit.
      168.3 x 6.4 x 8.1
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899
     
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised ??
Date of Original:
1902
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24477
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.66394 Longitude: -83.55521
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Metropolis (Steamboat), U17608, fire, 13 Jun 1902