City of Jacksonville - Florida

City of Jacksonville - Florida

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  • City of Jacksonville - Florida

Image Number

  • PC3249


  • 19--?

Publication Info

  • Jacksonville, Fla. : Riverboat Scenes, [19--?]

Series Title

General Note

  • Rig: sidewheel.
  • Official number: 126081.
  • Printed on back: "City of Jacksonville, an iron sidewheel steamboat, was built in Wilmington, Delaware in 1882 for the De Bary Merchants Line. She ran over 30 years on the St. Johns River making overnight trips between Jacksonville and Sanford, Florida. After active service was a dance hall in Jacksonville."
  • Tonnage: 458 gross, 395 net.
  • Length: 160ft; width: 32.5ft; depth: 6.6ft.

    Biography Note

  • Disposition: circa 1933 converted to a dance hall.

  • Biography Note

  • First place registered or first home port: New York, New York.

  • Biography Note

  • Year built: 1882, Wilmington, Delaware.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 postcard - b&w - 11 x 14 cm.

Subject Term

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