- Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
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- Sketch and notes on the Detroit River ferry EXCELSIOR
- Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 229
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.
- Smith & Stanton
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- New York
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Michigan, United States
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes