Detroit

Michigan,North America

The paddle steamer Detroit was built in Newport in 1846. Under a journey from Detroit to Chicago loaded with timber and hay she collided with the barque Nucleus and sank outside Aux Barques 25.May 1854. The wreck of Detroit was found by the wreck hunter David Trotter in in July 1994 on a depth of 50 to 60 meter outside Harbor Beach. Also see the wreck of Clifton who was found by Trotter in 2016.


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Detroit

157,0 x 23,0 x 10,0 f
     
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354 grt
Newport ( US ) 1846
Detroit ( US )