- Original Owner
- Moses Merrick & John Miner
- Ownership Notes
- Merrick & Co.
- Sail Number Masts
- Tonnage Old Style
History and Notes
- 1853, May 9 Launched; fitted out in Oswego's West Harbor; one of largest vessels on Lake Ontario.
- 1853, Jul 5 First trip to Chicago, IL, laden with salt & lumber.
- 1854 369 tons; Oswego District.
- 1855, Jul 2 Grounded Peach Island, Lake St. Clair.
- 1856, Dec 2 Grounded Mackinac, Straits of Mackinac, iced in; released next spring.
- 1858, Apr Sprung leak on Lake Michigan; repaired Chicago.
- 1859, Oct 9 Grounded Cleveland, Lake Erie.
- 1860 Owned Chapin, Chicago.
- 1863 Owned A.B. Lyon, Chicago.
- 1863, May 19 Collided with brig ROBERT BURNS, Cheboygan, Lake Huron.
- 1863, Aug Grounded, St. Clair Flats.
- 1863, Sep Collided with steamer DREADNOUGHT, St. Clair River.
- 1864 Owned Sears, Buffalo, NY; 278 gross tons, 136.5 x 25.4 x 11.7'.
- 1866 Owned Hunter & Murdock, E. Saginaw, MI.
- 1866, Sep Collided with bark MAITLAND, Lake Huron.
- 1867, Sep 4 Enrolled Port Huron; owned A.H. Hunter, East Saginaw, MI.
- 1868, Apr 11 Owned Charles Cash, Algonac, MI.
- 1868, Jul 18 Damaged, possibly in collision.
- 1868, Jul 22 Changed to barge at Saginaw.
- 1870, Feb New deck & deck beams, A. & S.L. Smith's shipyard, Algonac.
- 1874 Repaired.
- 1878 Rebuilt.
- 1879 278 ton barge.
- 1884 Owned G. Janssen, East Saginaw.
- 1890, Nov 20 Documents surrendered, wrecked.
- Walter Lewis
- Peter J. VanderLinden
- Newspaper Clippings
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- C. Patrick Labadie
- Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
- Unique ID