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The "Boscobel"

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Description: The screw tug, "Boscobel" built in 1881, is at a wooden dock with cordwood stacked on deck inside her forward gangway, perhaps indicating that she burned w...
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Drawing of The Milwaukie Steamboat

Date: 1832
Description: An early type of sidewheel passenger and freight steamboat The Milwaukie, also known as The Milwaukee. It was used on Lake Erie and upper lak...
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Launch of the Steamer "Petoskey"

Date: April 20 1888
Description: The launching of the screw passenger and freight vessel, "Petoskey," on April 20, 1888 at Burger and Burger Builders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
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Lady Elgin Docked

Date: 1859
Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...
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Manistee Ship

Date: 1880
Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, Manistee. Faint typing on picture describes the loss of the Manistee on November 16, 1883. The ship <...
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The "Milwaukee" Sidewheel

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Description: The sidewheel passenger and freight, "Milwaukee," at Dewey Hill, Grand Haven, Michigan, at the Detroit, Grand Haven and Milwaukee Railway depot.
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The Petoskey

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Description: A stern side view of the screw passenger and freight vessel, Petoskey, underway. Sign on ship reads Petoskey, Manistee.
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Lady Elgin at dock

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Description: A sketch of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois.
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Lady Elgin Underway

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Description: Sketch of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin.
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Steamer "Vernon"

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Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, "Vernon," docked, with several small boats in the foreground. This ship was lost with all on board off Two Rivers P...
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Steamboat "John C. Mann"

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Description: The steamboat "John C. Mann" on drydock.
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Steamboat "Barker"

Date: 1911
Description: The steamboat "Barker" with numerous passengers posing on deck. The boat was owned by Captain Frank Brower of Ashland, and his son Captain Henry F. Brower...
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The Steamship Barker

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Description: Three women stand on the shore in front of the steamer Barker at Devil's Island natural dock.
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Steamboat on the Water

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Description: Photographic postcard of a steamboat and several other ships on serene water. There is a shoreline in the far background.
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Steamboat with Crowded Decks

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Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd of people posing on the decks of a docked steamboat. There is a row of men standing along the top of the ship. On the...

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