- Original Owner
- U.S. Revenue Cutter Service
- Ownership Notes
- HAM notes builder as James D. Leary.
- Propulsion Type
- Engine Type
- Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
- Tonnage Gross
History and Notes
- 1865, Jul 28 Launched.
- 1865, Nov 6 Ordered to Detroit, MI.
- 1866, Jun 6 Headquarted Sault Ste. Marie, MI until 1872.
- 1866 Grounded Lake Superior; released.
- 1872, Apr Deemed unseaworthy; board of examiners recommend Secretary of Treasury condemn her.
- 1872, Jun 27 Sold Detroit.
- 1872, Sep 5 Owned E.B. Ward, Detroit, MI.
- 1872, Nov 14 Cut adrift tow barges SATURN & JUPITER near Whitefish Point, Lake Superior during storm; all hands lost on barges.
- 1873, May 31 Owned E.B. Ward, et al, Detroit.
- 1873, Sep 12 Collided with propeller RUSSIA in Detroit River.
- 1874 Petoskey & Mackinac route.
- 1875, Jul Damaged in collision with pier Whitehall, MI; towed to Milwaukee for repairs.
- 1875, Jul 17 Owned Michael Englemann, Milwaukee.
- 1875 Frankfort & Grand Haven, MI route.
- 1876, Jun 20 Rebuilt as passenger steamer; 172.8 x 27.6 x 10.8'; 529.61 gross / 310 net tons; 1 deck; 1 mast; Milwaukee & Manistee route.
- 1876, Aug Grounded Manistee River; passengers tendered ashore by barge WM. CRIPPEN.
- 1878, Mar 22 Owned Michael Englemann & Otto Kitzinger, Milwaukee.
- 1878, Apr Hit, sank brig EXPRESS mid-lake Michigan in dense fog.
- 1878, Sep Caught fire at dock, Milwaukee; sunk to save hull; 1 death.
- 1879, Nov Sank in Manistee River; refloated.
- 1880, Jan Rebuilt by Wolf & Davidson, Milwaukee.
- 1880, Apr 1 Owned M. Englemann, et al; Manistee, MI.
- 1880 Ludington, Milwaukee & Manistee route.
- 1882 Milwaukee & Manistee route.
- 1882, Aug 4 Owned David M. Cochrane, Manistee, & John H. Sanderson, Milwaukee.
- 1884 Chicago excursion trade.
- 1885 St. Joseph, MI & Chicago route.
- 1886, May Converted to Chicago excursion trade.
- 1887, May 24 Owned David M. Cochrane, Manistee & Mrs. Sarah E.M. Wescott, Milwaukee.
- 1887 Laid up at Sandwich after marshall's sale following towing loss on Saginaw River.
- 1892, May 17 Owned David M. Cochrane et al, Chicago.
- 1892 Operated by World's Fair Steamship Co. in passenger traffic for Chicago World's Fair.
- 1895, Aug Collided with whaleback CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS at Chicago river mouth.
- 1896, Jun 23 Document surrendered Chicago district; vessel laid up; undocumented.
- 1898, Jun Owned Detroit Dry Dock Co.
- 1898, Jul 6 Hull burned Lake St. Clair off Grosse Pointe, MI; beached.
- 1898 Scrapped.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Steve Harold
- Peter J. VanderLinden
- Newspaper Clippings
- Manistee Museum Log
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Great Lakes Register
- Gerry Metzler
- F.E. Hamilton
- Enrollments, U.S. Nat
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