- Original Owner
- Sheldon Thompson et al.
- Engine Type
- High Pressure (including HPNC)
- Tonnage Old Style
History and Notes
- Built primarily as a freighter.
- 1836, Jul 15 Launched as HIGHLANDER.
- 1836, Sep 16 Documented Buffalo, NY.
- 1836, Sep 15 Cleveland - Buffalo run.
- 1838, Jun Ran Buffalo - Chicago, 102 hrs.
- 1838, Sep Ran on reef, Little Beaver Island near Mackinaw.
- 1838, Nov Waited out storm 9 days at Manitou Islands.
- 1839, Oct 11 Anchored at Mulwaukee, WI, 4 passengers drowned trying to get ashore.
- 1839, Nov Broke shaft on Lake Erie.
- 1840 Rebuilt.
- 1842 Repairs & improvements.
- 1843, Jul Aground at Racine, WI; ran Buffalo - Chicago.
- 1844 Excursions Buffalo - Mackinaw Island - Sault St. Marie.
- 1846 Troy & Erie Line.
- 1847 Repairs.
- 1848, Jun 19 Enrolled Detroit; owned J.K. Wing, Bloomfield, OH et al.
- 1848, Mar Stuck in ice at Buffalo.
- 1848 - 49 Chartered to Michigan Central Railroad, ran Monroe - Buffalo.
- 1849 Detroit District.
- 1851, May 1 Hit a pier at Dunkirk, NY & sank with cargo brick, Lake Erie.
- 1852, May 26 Renewed & strengthened, ran as frieght boat Buffalo - Toledo, OH, also used for cattle transport.
- 1869, Jun 16 Broken up.
- Newspaper Clippings
- Lytle List
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- Unique ID