History Quiz

QUESTION: What was the name of the first steam powered vessel on Lake Superior?

A. Julia Palmer

B. Napoleon

C. Griffon

D. Independence

Answer: D. The propeller-driven Independence was portaged around the rapids at Sault Ste. Marie in 1845.


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