Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Str. "Greater Detroit"
Description
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.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Emailwalter@maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.caWWW address
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Str. "Greater Detroit"


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