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History and Notes
- 1864 Enrolled Chicago; built for Passenger and lumber carrier Muskegon-Chicago.
- 1867 Owned Albert Goodrich; refurbished Manitowoc, WI; passenger accomodations upgraded; ran Goodrich Line, west shore of Lake Michigan.
- 1871 Repaired
- 1875 Repaired
- 1881 Owned John B. Lyon, et al, Chicago; converted to steam barge.
- 1882, Oct 23 Ashore Charlevoix, MI; released by tug LEVIATHAN, towed to Milwaukee, WI.
- 1883, May 21 Completely rebuilt & reengined; readmeasured 148.58 x 27.33 x 10.4', 301.75 gross/254.14 net tons, 19 + 32 x 30", 270hp @ 88rpm steeple compound engine, Vuccar Iron Works, Milwaukee; 7' x 131", 80# steam fire box boiler, R. Davis, Milwaukee; ran into by steamer WHITNEY, 16th Street bridge, Chicago, jammed in draw by WHITNEY causing disruption in river and train triffic.
- 1883, Aug 23 Name change JOHN OTIS.
- 1884 Owned Pine Lake Lumber Co., Ironton, MI.
- 1885 Owned William Turnbull, et al, Saugatuck, MI.
- 1887 Owned Sanford, McMillen and Wilson, Muskegon, MI.
- 1890 Rebuilt to carry sand and lumber.
- 1907 Owned Detroit River Transit Co., Detroit, a subsidiary of the Mullen Coal Co., Amherstburg, ONT; ran coal trade, Toledo, Detroit & Port Huron, MI.
- 1916, Aug 27 Sank Detroit River
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Walter Lewis
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Richard J. Wright, Bowling Green State University
- Newspaper Clippings
- Marine Directory, R.L. Polk Co., Detroit
- Lytle List
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- Jas. L. Elliott
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee P
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- 2008-02-27 12:50:34
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