The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
EXCELSIOR


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the Detroit River ferry EXCELSIOR
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 229
Inscriptions:

Excelsior

Built 1876, at Detroit, Mich.

Hull, of Wood, constructed by the Detroit Dry Dock Co. Length over all 117 feet; breadth of beam 29 feet 4 inches; over guards 45 feet 6 inches; depth of hold 10 feet 10 inches.

Engine, vertical, double, non-condensing; two cylinders, each 22 inches in diamater with a piston stroke of 24 inches.

Boiler, one, 18 feet in length by 96 inches in diameter

Tonnage 229.39 Gross. 129.82 Net

Typical Detroit River ferry-boat; used on the route between Detroit and Windsor, also as an excursion boat to Belle Isle Park. Hull of great strength and built bluff to contend with ice.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1876
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
437
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
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EXCELSIOR


Sketch and notes on the Detroit River ferry EXCELSIOR