- Propulsion Type
- Tonnage Gross
- Tonnage Net
- Final Location
- Big Summer Island.
- Lake Michigan.
- Final Date Month
- Final Date Day
- Final Date Year
- Final How
- Sunk as a dock.
- Final Notes
- 1930 Dismantled at Sturgeon Bay, WI, by Captain John Roen.
- 1932 Hulk to Big Summer Island, reported sunk, filled with stone, became part of the stone quarry dock.
History and Notes
- 1880, Aug Launched; first steamer on the lakes lighted by electricity, first search light.
- 1881 Icebound 45 days, drifted St. Joseph - Manistee, MI.
- 1885 Icebound 4 weeks 12 miles south of Grand Haven, MI.
- 1889, Nov Machinery broke down, ashore Eagle Bluff, Ephraim, WI; frozen in until June, towed to Manitowoc, WI, for rebuilding.
- 1897 - 98 Rebuilt; fore & aft engine by Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, Mi, 21", 44" x 36", 1898; 1 firebox boiler, 11' x 141", Cleveland Ship Building Co., Cleveland, OH, 1891; 195.7' x 34.4' x 12', 895 gross / 393 net tons; rebuilt by Burger & Burger, Manitowoc, WI; renamed GEORGIA.
- 1914 Rebuilt, new scotch boiler.
- 1919 or 1920 Owned E.G. Crosby.
- 1925 Owned Wisconsin & Michigan Transportation Co.
- 1925 Laid up.
- 1928 Abandoned at Manitowoc.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Newspaper Clippings
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Ed Middleton
- C. Patrick Labadie
- Unique ID
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- Scanned Image Width (pixels)
- Image Sequence Number
- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-20 19:11:42
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