J. W. Westcott II, A Mail Boat That Is Detroit’s Floating Post Office

J.W. Westcott II

J. W. Westcott Co. of Detroit operates J. W. Westcott II, a US Postal Service mail boat (zipcode 48222) that delivers to ships operating in the Detroit River. The service has been in operation since 1874. WBEZ produced a photo essay on J. W. Westcott.

photo by Angie Williams

E.D.W. Lynch
E.D.W. Lynch

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