View from the port bow of Choctaw, shown here dockside amid cold weather. Ice has formed along the rigging and deck, though it’s characteristic ‘monitor’ style design is clearly seen with the small cabin over the bow and rounded sides defining the area surrounding the cargo hatches; date unknown. Source: Great Lakes Maritime Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library.

View from the port bow of Choctaw, shown here dockside amid cold weather. Ice has formed along the rigging and deck, though its characteristic ‘monitor’ style design is clearly seen with the small cabin over the bow and rounded sides defining the area surrounding the cargo hatches; date unknown. Image courtesy of the Great Lakes Maritime Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library. Download larger image (jpg, 20.0 MB)

 

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