- Sail Number Masts
- Tonnage Gross
- 2,300 tons
History and Notes
- 1882, Jun 17 Launched at Cleveland, OH; spent first two seasons as a barge; largest sail craft afloat on the Lakes.
- 1882, Jun 17 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; owned Bradley Transportation Co.
- 1884 Rebuilt as a screw bulk freighter; 225.7 x 39.5 x 18.4', 1609 gross / 1319 net tons; 30" & 56" cylinders by 48" stroke fore & aft engine, 1000hp @ 72rpm, by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH (1884); two firebox boilers 8'8" x 18' @ 100# steam also by Globe Iron Works; capacity 2408 tons iron ore.
- 1889 Owned M.A. Bradley et al, Cleveland, OH.
- 1889, May 25 Aground at Bar Point near Amherstburg in Detroit River.
- 1889, Jun 19 Aground at Castle Danger north of Two Harbors in Lake Superior; released Jun 26 for repairs.
- 1890, Jul 31 Collision with schooner CHARGER on Lake Erie, sinking her.
- 1893, Oct Ashore at Beaver Island, Lake Michigan, full of water.
- 1899, Apr 21 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; Bradkey Transportation Co.
- 1901, Sep 17 Wrecked at Cove Island, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Newspaper Clippings
- Marine Directory, R.L. Polk Co., Detroit
- Great Lakes Register
- Folkes Papers
- Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwre
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-20 18:09:44
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