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Motor vessel Deapolis
Motor vessel Deapolis
TitleMotor vessel Deapolis
Date of Original1908?
DescriptionThe Deapolis is moored along the bank of the river. At least five men are on the boat full of cargo.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectTransportation
Water
People
Subject (LCTGM)Boats
Rivers
Shipping
Organization NameDeapolis (Ship)
LocationMissouri River
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberD0132
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original26 x 21 cm.
Transcription"Sunday [illegible] 8th, 1908, frozen in below Ft. Lincoln [illegible] 9th of"--Handwritten on back of mat.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Deapolis, built in Bismarck in 1908, was a Benton Packet Company boat. I. P. Baker owned the Benton Packet Company, which was headquartered in Bismarck. The Deapolis was equipped with a gasoline motor. In 1920, she was sold to the Red Trail Ferry Co. She was destroyed by ice and dismantled in 1923.
Bibliographic ReferenceVessel documentation records from the Port of Pembina, North Dakota, 1885-ca 1959.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection D
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (D0132)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshD0132
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