- 176' 4"
- 10' 10"
- Tonnage Old Style
- 525 57/95
- 575 tons
- Final Location
- Northeast end of Middle Island near Alpena, Mi, Thunder Bay, Lake Huron.
- Final Date Month
- Final Date Day
- Final Date Year
- Final How
- Driven ashore & wrecked in storms.
- Final Notes
- Bound Marquette, MI to Buffalo, NY; iron & furniture salvaged.
History and Notes
- 1853, May 14 Launched; chartered to New York & Erie Railroad.
- 1853, Oct 4 Collided into & sunk by schooner POMONA in Gravelly Bay, Lake Erie.
- 1855, Mar 2 Owned Amasa Kingman, Buffalo, NY, & Charles Bancroft, Detroit, MI.
- 1856, Jan 2 Owned Charles Bancroft, Detroit.
- 1857, Apr 28 Owned Stephen D. Caldwell, Dunkirk, NY.
- 1860, Mar 17 Owned New York & Erie Railroad Co., NY.
- 1860, Jun Machinery badly disabled near Cleveland, OH, Lake Erie.
- 1861 Large repairs, new deck.
- 1862, Mar 27 Owned Erie Railroad Steamboat Co., NY.
- 1864 Major repairs.
- 1865, Apr 13 Readmeasured 182.8 X 27 X 10.3; 674.68 gross tons; US19619.
- 1866, Jul 3 Owned Frank Williams, Buffalo; converted to bulkfreighter for Lake Superior ore trade.
- 1868, Aug 11 Documents surrendered.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Newspaper Clippings
- Lytle List
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
- Edward J. Dowling Collect
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-25 01:06:22
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This image is now available from the Alpena County Public Library Great Lakes Maritime Collection site. This MLibrary collection will be retired on April 16, 2018.
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