- Original Owner
- W. A. Adair
- Sail Number Masts
- Tonnage Old Style
- 372 88/95
History and Notes
- 1847, May 8 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; worked as grain hauler Buffalo - Chicago.
- 1847, Jun 8 Lost part of rigging in blow off Buffalo.
- 1848, Nov 2 Struck bar going into Buffalo & drifted ashore with 13,000 bushels corn.
- 1849, May 1 Collided with schooner ODDFELLOW near St. Clair River.
- 1849 Re-rigged as barque.
- 1849, Sep 26 Departed Buffalo - San Francisco, CA; 56 passengers & assorted cargo.
- 1849, Sep 28 Rammed steamer LONDON lying at dock after entering Welland Canal.
- 1849, Oct 4 Held up at Welland Canal to trim sides in order to fit through smallest lock.
- 1849, Oct 24 Cleared customs at Montreal, QUE.
- 1850, Jul 16 Entered port of San Francisco.
- 1850, Oct 26 Left San Francisco for return with 136 passengers; 72 days to reach Acapulco, Mexico where passengers disembarked after almost starving; vessel reportedly sold for $1,800 to pay for food & passengers accounts.
- Newspaper Clippings
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Donald V. Baut
- C.E. Feltner Enrollments Database
- Unique ID