- Sail Number Masts
- Tonnage Old Style
- 150 34/95
History and Notes
- 1853 Enrolled Rochester, NY.
- 1856, May Sold to US Lighthouse Department; renamed LAMPLIGHTER; to carry lighthouse supplies.
- 1857, Sep 11 Wrecked Isle Royale, Lake Superior; recovered & rebuilt at Detroit, MI.
- 1858, May Relaunched.
- 1858, Aug Collided with Schooner WINGS OF THE MORNING.
- 1862, Jun 22 Owned Alex Reddick, Chicago, IL; renamed CHALLENGE.
- 1862, Sep 12 Owned E.M. Portsch & Thomas Simms, Chicago.
- 1863 Rebuilt, 161 tons, old style.
- 1865, Sep 7 Readmeasured 96 x 20.8 x 8.75; 99.31 gross tons.
- 1866, Mar 28 Owned Portsch & John Gwynn, Chicago; US4574.
- 1867, Apr 2 Owned Oliver Deardorff et. al., Racine, WI.
- 1867, Jul Drydocked Allan & McClellan Shipyard, Milwaukee; overhauled.
- 1868, May Broken centerboard.
- 1869, Apr 15 Owned Marcella Kelly, Racine.
- 1869, Jul 26 Leaking, repaired Wolf & Davidson Shipyard, Milwaukee.
- 1870, Jul New main mast.
- 1870, Dec 12 Rigging damaged.
- 1870, Dec 28 Damaged in fire that started in a Ricine sawmill.
- 1871, Dec 9 Sunk off Sheboygan, WI during storm with lumber; raised & repaired.
- 1873, May 12 Owned M.J. Kelly & John Langlois, Racine.
- 1873, Aug Leaking, repaired at Racine.
- 1873, Nov Sunk by collision off Milwaukee, WI.
- 1873, Dec Raised, damaged corn sold, towed to Racine for repairs.
- 1876, Apr Chartered to carry lumber Muskegon - Quebec.
- 1876, Jun 17 Owned Thomas Dickinson, Christopher Heck, & Lafayette Parker, Racine.
- 1877 Seized early in year, sold at auction in July at Drogheda, Ireland; in coal trade Ireland & Wales.
- 1879, Mar 31 Documents surrendered Milwaukee, WI, "sold foreign".
- Walter Hirthe
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Emerson H. Knack
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- C.E. Feltner Enrollments Database
- Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
- Unique ID