- Tonnage Gross
- Tonnage Net
- 500,000' lumber
History and Notes
- 1869, Apr 11 Launched Gibraltar, MI.
- 1869, May 12 Enrolled Detroit, MI $45,000.
- 1869 Towed ST. CLAIR & WAURECAN.
- 1870, Apr 22 Towed barges EMERALD, WAURECAN, COLORADO, ST. CLAIR & ONTARIO.
- 1870, May 11 Towing 6 barges with combined freight amounting 2,250,000' lumber.
- 1871, Mar 14 Put into iron ore trade between Escanaba, MI, Cleveland, OH & Erie, PA.
- 1871, Jun 8 Towed new barge, HARVEY H. BROWN.
- 1871, Jul 29 With barge FOREST CITY aground at St. Clair Flats.
- 1871, Oct 17 Aground St. Clair Flats.
- 1872, Apr 11 Had been aground below Michigan Central Dock & now afloat.
- 1872, Apr 23 Left Detroit towing LILLY MAY, OTTAWA, COLORADO laden with stone; JOHN RITCHIE & WAURECAN with coal, all for Saginaw, MI.
- 1872, May 8 Reported passing Detroit, MI towing 8 Barges laden with lumber esimated at 2 million feet.
- 1872, Sep 30 Three barges laden with lumber broke loose from tow off Point aux Barques.
- 1872, Nov 16 Aground with 4 barges at north end of St. Clair Flats.
- 1873, Apr 5 Owned Western Transporation Co., Detroit, MI.
- 1874, Apr 20 Owned William H. Ingram & Joseph W. Dennis, Buffalo, NY.
- 1874 Eight round trips to Lake Superior.
- 1874, Jun 3 Towed schooner HALSTEAD.
- 1874, Sep 22 Towed 2 vessels Chicago, IL - Detroit, MI in 70 hours.
- 1874, Sep 27 Consorts CITY of PAINESVILLE & SEABIRD.
- 1875 Iron strapped.
- 1875, May 5 Owned William H. Ingram, Buffalo.
- 1875, Oct 28 Aground at Bailey's Harbor, WI with schooner S.V.R. WATSON.
- 1875, Nov 4 Reported released.
- 1875, Nov 11 Dry dock at Manitowoc.
- 1876, Apr 18 Owned M. Englemann et al, Milwaukee.
- 1876, Aug 11 Fitted out in Milwaukee for winter freight & passenger trade between Manistee, Ludington & Milwaukee.
- 1878, Mar 28 New propeller.
- 1879 New deck in 1878.
- 1880, Apr 5 Owned John Cochrane et al, Milwaukee.
- 1881 - 1882 Reported Major repairs.
- 1882, Jul Sunk schooner L.B. WILSON in collision near Racine, WI.
- 1886, Nov 23 Towed to Milwaukee by steambarge CARTER due to disabled machinery.
- 1886 Reboilered at Milwaukee; 1 firebox 8' x 15'; 95#.
- 1889, Jan 21 Owned Oleif Anderson et al, Milwaukee.
- 1891 Rebuilt, steel internal chords.
- 1892, Jun 27 Owned Ole Hanson, Milwaukee, Mary A. Melendy, Chicago & Cartier Lumber Co, Luddington, MI.
- 1893, Feb 4 Owned Olief Anderson et al, Milwaukee.
- 1898 Reported towed OAKLEAF.
- 1900, Mar 16 Owned William L. Martin, Cheboygan, MI.
- 1900, Nov 14 Picked up waterlogged SOPHIA J. LUFF in Straits after gale & towed to Chicago.
- 1901, Jan 25 Burned in winter quarters, Cheboygan; rebuilt.
- 1901, May 1 Renamed EMBURY.
- 1903 Towed J.T. JOHNSON & C.G. KINE.
- 1904 Caught fire, beached Grand Island, Niagra River; total loss.
- 1904, Jan 19 Document surrendered.
- Richard J. Wright, Bowling Green State University
- Ralph K. Roberts
- Newspaper Clippings
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- International Ship Masters Association
- Great Lakes Register
- Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shi
- Unique ID
- Scanned Image Height (pixels)
- Scanned Image Width (pixels)
- Image Sequence Number
- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-20 16:59:12
33476 images/descriptions are openly available.
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.
- Add to Portfolio