Steamer Greater Detroit

Steamer Greater Detroit Steamers

Stock #: 39345
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
Publisher: National Railway News Co., Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Operating between Detroit and Buffalo. One of the two largest steamers of its type in the world. Sister ship to "Greater Buffalo." Length 550 feet. Width 100 feet Draught 16 feet. Tonnage 4,500., Horsepower 12,000. Speed 21 miles per hour. Passenger accommodations, 650 staterooms; 26 parlors with bath; 130 staterooms with toilets, together with auto mobile capacity of 125. Operated by a crew of 300 including officers. the cost of this Leviathan of the Great Lakes is approximately $3,500,000.00.
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