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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: City of Detroit

Other name(s): City of Detroit II; Goodtime

Ship owner: Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Co.; Detroit & Cleveland Steam Navigation Co.

Ship builder: Detroit Dry Dock Co., Wyandotte, Michigan

Engine builder: W. & A. Fletcher, New York, New York

Year ship built: 1889

Year engine built: 1889

Final disposition: Scrapped at Hamilton in 1941.


Launched, September 26, 1888

W.A. Fletcher #125.


b) City of Detroit II (1911)

c) Goodtime (1924)


1) Detroit & Cleveland Steam Navigation Co.

2) Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Co.

Registry number: US. 126546

Hull number: 88

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight, sidewheel

Height: 14 ft.

Width: 40 ft.

Length: 286 ft.

Stroke length: 144 in.

Gross tonnage: 1919

Net tonnage: 1454

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Beam condensing

Piston 2: 44 in.

Piston 3: 96 in.

Piston 4: 68 in.

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