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History and Notes
- 1867, Nov 12 Launched Gibson yard.
- 1867, Nov 16 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran St. Joseph, MI to Chicago, IL with BURTON, SKYLARK, & ST. JOSEPH.
- 1869, Mar 6 Owned Lucy M. Green, New York, NY; A.B. Green, ships husband of Chicago, operated by Lake Michigan Transportation Co.; ran Chicago to Grand Haven, MI.
- 1869, Mar 25 Owned L.A. Willard, Chicago & William Edwards, St. Joseph, MI.
- 1870, Jun 13 Owned Enne Kraai, Holland et al.
- 1871, Apr 12 Owned F.M. Knapp et al, Racine, WI.
- 1871, Sep Damaged in collision with YANKEE BLADE at Chicago.
- 1872, May 20 Owned J.M. Jones, Detroit, MI.
- 1873 New deck.
- 1874, Apr 14 Owned Alvan Dodge et al, Petoskey, MI.
- 1876, Jul 26 Collision with E.M. PORCH in Grand Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan.
- 1880, Oct 25 Owned William & Charles Smith, Cheboygan, MI; ran Saginaw, MI to Cleveland, OH with lumber.
- 1882 176.63 gross tons.
- 1885, May 2 Owned Charles W. Caskey & J.M. Burbeck, Harbor Springs; wrecking tug; 96.4 x 23 x 8.6', 176.63 gross/ 130.98 net tons; ran Harbor Springs to Manistique, MI.
- 1887, Sep Rebuilt Grand Haven by Captain Snyder; ran Holland, MI to Chicago.
- 1888, May 8 Owned A.C. Majo et al, Muskegon, MI.
- 1888, Jun 17 Sank in collision with steamer FAVORITE in Muskegon harbor.
- 1888, Jul 5 Raised; repaired Grand Haven, MI.
- 1890, Mar Converted to steam lighter at Muskegon.
- 1890, May 31 Owned Garden City Sand Co., Chicago.
- 1890, Dec Ashore in snow squall near Kenosha, WI.
- 1891 Owned Andrew Ondudonk, Chicago.
- 1891, May Sunk Chicago River.
- 1892 Hauled sand Michigan City to Chicago.
- 1895, Sep 18 Owned William J. Ross et al, Chicago.
- 1896 92 x 23 x 7.5', 103 gross/ 63 net tons; carried supplies for Chicago firm.
- 1897, Feb Caught in ice & damaged.
- 1898, Sep 14 Owned Charles R. Leihy, Bayfield, WI.
- 1899, Jun 9 87.4 x 19.6 x 6.8', 97 gross/ 57 net tons; 15 + 30 x 24", 300hp @ 110rpm steeple compound engine by Sherriffs Manufacturing Co., Milwaukee; 7'6" x 12' @ 150# steam, firebox boiler by Kingsford Foundry Co., Oswego, NY (1899).
- 1901, Apr 12 Owned John Schroeder Lumber Co., Milwaukee.
- 1903, Jul 7 Renamed ASHLAND.
- 1908 Rebuilt; iron lined boiler house; sheathed bow.
- 1918 Reengined.
- 1935 Idle.
- 1938 Abandoned Ashland.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Peter J. VanderLinden
- Newspaper Clippings
- Marine Directory, R.L. Polk Co., Detroit
- Lytle List
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- Great Lakes Register
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Ed Middleton
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- 2008-02-27 15:49:14