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Chief Wawatam

Frances D. Burgtorf

Chief Wawatam

the story of a hand-bomber

by Frances D. Burgtorf

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Published by Burgtorf in Cheboygan, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan.
    • Subjects:
    • Chief Wawatam (Ferry),
    • Train ferries -- Michigan.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Frances D. Burgtorf.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF320 .B87
      The Physical Object
      Pagination297 p., [11] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages297
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4936211M
      LC Control Number76363291

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This photo collection taken onboard the Chief Wawatam shows details of the smoke stacks, deck views, pilot house, interior passageways, various rooms and the sequence of a lifeboat drill that was performed.

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When you visit the lighthouse, you will pass right by the Chief''s old lift gate. Wawatam Lighthouse''s beacon was first lit on August 20, Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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News. Dec 12,  · The SS Chief Wawatam was a coal-fired rail ferry that operated between ports in St. Ignace and Mackinaw City for decades until it was decommissioned in the s. In. The Chief was a steel ice-breaker so it could operate year around, making that trip across the straits every day.

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