- Original Owner
- Goodrich Transportation Co.
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History and Notes
- 1873, Nov 4 Launched; recieved engine, boiler & cabin of MANITOWOC, originally from MAY QUEEN; will ply Chicago, Milwaukee & ports north; accomodates 180 passengers.
- 1876 Collision with schooner LEO near Chicago Harbor.
- 1882 Owned Kenesha, WI.
- 1884 920 passenger capacity.
- 1886 Runs daily Chicago, IL - Milwaukee, WI.
- 1893, Oct 3 Beached at Racine, WI in dense fog.
- 1895 Rebuilt.
- 1912 Steel floating drydock at Manitowoc broke free & crashed into CHICAGO & SHEBOYGAN, damaging each.
- 1915 Last season of operation, freight only.
- 1917 Condemned; owned by Manitowoc Ship Building Co., who converted it into a floating boarding house, moored on Manitowoc River for it's employees.
- 1919, Jun 30 Abandoned, stripped & beached.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Marine Directory, R.L. Polk Co., Detroit
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- International Ship Masters Association
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-20 17:21:55
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