- Propulsion Type
- 30' 4"
- 12' 6"
- Tonnage Old Style
- 825 27/95
History and Notes
- 1846, Dec 12 Launched, Buffalo, NY.
- 1848, Jan 10 New boiler installed, new 600hp engine from J.D. Shepard Foundry, Buffalo, NY, & other improvements.
- 1848, Apr 12 Owned L.H. Pratt, et al, Buffalo, NY.
- 1850, Jul 29 Hit rock in Niagara River, ran to dock & sank; 700 - 800 excursion passengers safe.
- 1851, Apr 17 Owned Arthur Edwards et al, Trenton, MI.
- 1854, Aug 15 Stranded Middle Island Reef, Lake Huron.
- 1855 - 56 Cabins reduced, sidewheel & engine removed, two 26" x 3' vertical beam high pressure engines installed - driving 2 Whitaker wheels located about midship on each side with 1/3 of diameter submerged; called side prop.
- 1856, Mar 28 Owned Lake Erie Transportation Company, Buffalo, NY.
- 1860, Oct 9 Owned New York & Erie Bank & American Exchange Company, Buffalo, NY.
- 1860 - 62 Reported "Large Repairs", overhauled.
- 1861, Nov Aground Stoney Island near Malden, ONT; lightered & released.
- 1864, Jun 16 Owned Daniel G. McAlpine, Detroit, MI.
- 1864 Rebuilt with standard direct-acting engine & single propeller.
- 1864, Jul 1 Owned John Pridgeon, Detroit, MI.
- 1865, Aug 15 Rebuilt as barge (US31044), 224 x 30.2 x 12.2', 678.05 gross tons.
- 1866, Apr 18 Owned James M. Ballentine et al, Detroit, MI.
- 1872, Oct 1 Foundered & sank.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Lytle List
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- C.E. Feltner En
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-20 14:36:28