- Original Owner
- W. Eberts
- Propulsion Type
- Tonnage Old Style
- 365 or 450
- Final Location
- Detroit, MI.
- Detroit River.
- Final Date Month
- Final Date Day
- Final Date Year
- Final How
- Final Notes
- Burned to water's edge & sank at dock near Detroit & Milwaukee grain elevator; she was being worked on to prepare her for running passenger line between Port Stanley, ONT & Cleveland, OH.
History and Notes
- 1851, Jun 24 Launched.
- 1854, Apr Transferred to Lake Erie North Shore shuttle.
- 1854 Owned Parks & Co., Amherstburg, ONT.
- 1855, Mar 19 Boiler replaced, cabins overhauled at Detroit
- 1855, Jun Broke shaft on Lake Erie.
- 1856, May Ashore Saugeen River near Southampton, ONT; towed to Detroit for repairs.
- 1857, Jun Stranded, St. Lawrence River.
- 1859, Feb Violated revenue law & was condemned in Admiralty Court.
- 1859, May Caught in ice for 3 days near Bruce Mine, ONT.
- 1859, Jul Broke her cross head in gale, Georgain Bay; rescued by steamer CANADA.
- 1860 Owned McLeod & Parks, Amherstburg.
- 1861 Repaired.
- 1863, Aug A provincial land surveyer, William Gibbard, murdered on board at dock, Collingwood, ONT.
- 1863, Aug 10 Ashore Little Current, due to blown cylinder head; later repaired.
- 1864 Large repairs; renamed T.F. PARKS.
- 1868, Nov 14 "Smashed up" on Lake St. Clair.
- 1869, Spring Re-engined by Hodge & Christie; 44 x 96"; converted to a wrecker.
- 1870 Owned James M. Valentine.
- 1870, Jun 3 Burned on Detroit River, Detroit, MI durning conversion work.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Newspaper Clippings
- Milwaukee Public Library
- Mills List
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Donald V. Baut||
- Unique ID
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-25 00:47:23