- Sail Number Masts
- Tonnage Gross
- Tonnage Net
- Final Location
- 6 miles off mouth of Black River, Lexington, MI.
- Lake Huron.
- Final Date Month
- Final Date Day
- Final Date Year
- Final How
- Burned to waterline & sank.
- Final Notes
- Bound from Buffalo, NY to Gladstone, MI, caught fire & burned to waterline; drifted within 6 miles of Black River before sinking; 9 of 22 crew lost.
- 1890, Oct 30 Cargo recovery.
History and Notes
- 1869, Apr 10 Launched for Saginaw, MI & Buffalo, NY service; enrolled Detroit, MI.
- 1870, Apr 7 Enrolled Buffalo; owned Edwin T. Evans & James C. Evans, Buffalo; ran Chicago-Erie-Buffalo.
- 1873, Feb 1 Enrolled Erie, PA; owned Erie & Western Transportation Co., Erie (Anchor Line).
- 1874 Laid up most of season.
- 1876 Ran Lake Superior.
- 1878 Repaired.
- 1882 Enrolled Erie; same owners; 1,006.52 gross/ 793.11 net tons.
- 1887 Repaired.
- 1890, Oct 20 Burned & sank, Lake Huron.
- 1890, Dec 23 Documents surrendered, Erie, "Vessel destroyed by fire".
- 1890, Nov 13 Boiler recovery began.
- Newspaper Clippings
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- C. Patrick Labadie
- Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
- Unique ID