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History and Notes
- First sidewheeler built by Craig after he moved Trenton, MI to Toledo, OH: First inclined engine for a lake boat; cost $140,000, runs 24mph.
- 1891, Jan 26 Launched; runs Toledo to Put-in-Bay.
- 1891, Jun Steam chest blew up on trial run, killing one; injuring two.
- 1893 Chartered to run St. Joseph - Chicago for Columbian Exposition.
- 1893, Sep Boilers gave out.
- 1895, Aug 24 Collision with schooner MADELINE T.DOWNING, St. Clair Flats.
- 1895 Owned White Star Line, Detroit, MI; renovated & overhauled, ran Detroit - Toledo; later Detroit - Port Huron.
- 1911 698 gross tons.
- 1917 Lengthened 252 x 33'2" x 12'8", 796 gross tons; 2nd smokestack; passenger capacity 1,800.
- 1925 Anchor Line, Detroit; laid up at Ecorse.
- 1930 Owned Keane, Higbie & Co., Detroit; not in service, damaged by fire.
- 1931 Owned Dewey G. Gebo, River Rouge, MI.
- 1932 Owned Im. Massey, Superior, WI. & Charles V. Fix, Grand Island, NY.; rebuilt as auto ferry, 250'6" x 33'7" x 12'2", 670 gross tons, 422 net tons, ran Buffalo, NY - Fort Erie, ONT.
- 1941 Retired.
- 1948 Broken up, Hamilton, ONT.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Newspaper Clippings
- Marine Historical Society of Detroit
- Great Lakes Register
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Donald V. Baut
- Burton Collection
- American Bureau of Shipping
- Unique ID
- Louis Pesha
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- 2008-02-20 19:27:39
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