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History and Notes
- 1882, Mar 31 Enrolled Cleveland, OH as first iron-hulled bulk freighter in world.
- 1882, Apr Entered service as largest bulk freighter on lakes; set cargo records for coal, iron ore, & grain for next 10 yrs.
- 1884, May Collision with schooner W.S. CROSTHWAITE.
- 1885, Aug Towed disabled schooner C.H. BURTON to Detroit.
- 1892 Reboilered; 2 scotch boilers; 12 x 12.5'; 110# steam; from Cleveland Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, OH.
- 1892, Oct Aground above Soo Canal; lightered; released.
- 1893, Nov Collision with steamer C.H. LOCKWOOD.
- 1895 Owned Nicholas Transit Co., Willoughby Township, OH.
- 1896, May 16 Sunk schooner MARY D. AYER off Racine, WI; 5 lives lost.
- 1908 Rebuilt; new steel decks; steel cabins aft.
- 1915, Sep 15 Foundered; sunk.
- 1915, Sep 20 Documents surrendered.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Tidewater Atlantic Research, Inc.
- Newspaper Clippings
- Minnesota Historical Society
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Great Lakes Register
- Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
- Edward J. Dowling Col
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- 2008-02-24 22:39:48
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