- Engine Type
- High Pressure (including HPNC)
- Tonnage Old Style
- 2,000 bu
History and Notes
- Laid down as COLUMBIA, launched May 1, 1847; ran Detroit-Cleveland, Michigan Central Line.
- 1847-53 Four enrollments, Detroit, MI.
- 1849 Buffalo & Toledo service.
- 1849 Merchants & Miller's Line.
- 1850 Buffalo-Erie, Cleveland, Sandusky, Toledo & Detroit.
- 1851, Nov 29 Owned Sheldon McKnight, Detroit; sent to Lake Superior over Soo portage.
- 1852, May 11 Accident during launching killing 3 or 4 men, injuring 3 others.
- 1852, Oct 25 Lost smoke pipes & 500 bushels cargo, Lake Superior.
- 1854 Enrolled Mackinaw; 513 78/95 tons old style; owned McKnight's Lake Superior Line.
- 1855, Jan 22 Driven from winter quarters by ice.
- 1855, Jun 18 First vessel to pass thru St. Mary's Canal downbound.
- 1855, Aug On rocks Neebish Channel, St. Mary's River.
- 1855, Sep 17 Wrecked near Sheboygan, WI.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Newspaper Clippings
- Lytle List
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- C.E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-20 14:15:16
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