1883The steamship City of Gloucester started to run between Gloucester and Boston.Government and Public Service, Location and Setting, Transportation, Tourism

Pusey and Jones Company, The stern wheel steamer, City of Gloucester, 1883, Photographic Print, Pusey and Jones Corporation photograph collection, Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library.
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The company had the vessel built to alternate with the George A. Chaffee. On the maiden voyage on July 27, 1883, the Gloucester Cornet Band provided entertainment and Johnny Morgan catered the event, but the sea was so rough that it had to turn back at Half Way Rock. The City of Gloucester made its last run to Boston on July 18, 1925.

Sutherland, John Lester. Steamboats of Gloucester and the North Shore. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2004.
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