PUT-IN-BAY


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US.208636, Lake Excursion Passenger Steamer built in 1911 by the Detroit Ship Building Co., Wyandotte, Michigan as Hull # 186. Launched March 25, 1911 for the Ashley & Dustin Steamer Line, Detroit, Mich. 240’ loa x 46’ width 17’4" depth; 1182 GRT, 731 NRT. Powered by a 2950 ihp four cylinder triple expansion steam engine and four coal-fired Scotch boilers. Built for the run between Detroit and Sandusky, Ohio with stops at Put-In-Bay at South Bass Island and Cedar Point , Ohio. In 1949 she was sold for the run from Detroit to Port Huron, Michigan with stops along the way. In 1953 she was sold for scrap. Her upper works were burned off in Lake St. Clair and the hull was scrapped at River Rouge, Michigan.


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