S.S. City of Milwaukee / USCG Acacia

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Phone: 231-723-3587
99 Arthur Street, Manistee, MI, United States

ARCHITECT: Grand Trunk Railroad/U.S. Federal Government
CONSTRUCTED: 1931/1944

A National Historic Landmark, this passenger carrying railroad ferry is the last of its kind. Stroll the oaken interiors of the passenger cabins, dining and smoking rooms, the captains quarters and the pilothouse.

Go below to view the crew’s quarters and the engine room. In addition to the Milwaukee, you will also see the 180-foot United States Coast Guard Cutter – Acacia. Learn about Acacia’s duties on the Great Lakes such as search and rescue of lost and disabled vessels, ice breaking and weather information. Call for tour information for both vessels. Overnight accommodations are available.

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