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History and Notes
- Claimed to be the largest Canadian vessel ever on the Lakes.
- 1869 Owned Norris & Neelon, lake freight; inspected Dalhousie & St. Catharines, ONT; 352 gross / 285 registered tons.
- 1870 On Merchant Line, Montreal, QUE - St. Catharines, ONT.
- 1870, Sep 22 Sunk Taylor's Wharf, Gananoque, ONT; cargo of sugar & salt.
- 1871 Owned J. Neelon, Montreal, QUE - Chicago, IL service.
- 1872, Jun Collision with schooner CAMANCHE 40 miles off Port Dalhousie, Lake Ontario.
- 1872, Jun Rescued crew & passengers of wrecked steamer KINGSTON.
- 1874 Toledo, OH - Montreal, QUE grain trade.
- 1875 Service to Montreal - Hamilton - Toronto - St. Catharines.
- 1877 137 x 23.4 x 11.4, 601 gross / 376 net tons.
- 1880 Ran Montreal - Chicago.
- 1881 Large repairs.
- 1887, May 9 Owned Sylvester Neelon; 135 x 25.8 x 11.4, 478.13 gross / 304.16 net tons.
- 1888 Duluth, MN - Kingston, ONT in grain trade; towed AUGUSTA for several years; Montreal - Duluth with steel rails; down bound with grain.
- 1889, Nov 4 Released from grounding, Grindstone Island, with no damage.
- 1895, Oct 7 Ashore Manitoulin Island.
- 1899 Owned McGann & Co., St. Catharines, ONT.
- 1900, Oct 2 Burned Sandwich (Windsor) ONT on Detroit River; gutted by fire; hull recovred & rebuilt as barge CANADA.
- Newspaper Clippings
- Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Great Lakes Register
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- Canadian Sessional Papers
- Canadian Registers
- Canadian List of Shipping
- Bowling Green
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- 2008-02-21 08:48:32
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