- Sail Number Masts
- Tonnage Gross
- Tonnage Net
- 3,200 tons
History and Notes
- Named for Milwaukee brewer, Largest wooden steamship on the Lakes.
- 1890, Mar 14 Launched; cost $150,000.
- 1890, Jul Struck by lightening near Fairport.
- 1892, Nov Collision with 2 Brown hoists at Ashtabula, OH.
- 1894, Nov 16 Aground at the Encampment, blocking navigation; released; repaired Duluth, MN.
- 1897 Slight damage at Lime Kiln.
- 1898 Towed SPADEMAN.
- 1902, Jul Sank HENRY J. JOHNSON off Spectacle Reef, Lake Huron in dense fog; crew rescued by tug PARKER & taken to Cheboygan, MI.
- 1903 Towed ARMENIA.
- 1903, Nov Beached south east bend St. Clair River after collision with burned hull of MINNESOTA.
- 1907, Oct 11 Sank St. Clair River.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Newspaper Clippings
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Great Lakes Register
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Dossin Great Lakes Museum
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
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- 2008-02-24 22:54:36
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