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Lyme-Saybrook Ferry

Photo 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #416789

Map 

Description 

The steam ferry "Colonial" was built by Palmer at Noank, Ct in 1905 and was struck by lightning and burned at her slip in 1911.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Ferry across Connecticut River
Location
Saybrook, New London County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Established in 1662 and abolished in 1911 when automobile bridge built.
Design
Ferry crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.31326, -72.34810   (decimal degrees)
41°18'48" N, 72°20'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/721979/4576925 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80207 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2018: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com