- Original Owner
- Valentine Fries
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History and Notes
- 1879, Oct 27 Enrolled Sandusky, OH; towed CHARLES FOSTER for several years.
- 1882 Grounded Herson's Island, opposite Algonac, MI.
- 1884 Largest consignment of grain from Buffalo, 242,000 bushels, wheat, corn, oats, and rye.
- 1885 Collision with & sinking SCOTTISH CHIEF, GREAT WARDROBE, & JAMES W. DEANES, Buffalo Creek.
- 1889, Nov Ashore Point Edward.
- 1890, Jul 2 Grounded at Round Island near Point aux Pins; released after 3 days.
- 1890 Grounded False Detour passage.
- 1891 Repowered 27 + 50 x 42", 400hp at 70rpm; fore & aft compound engine by Globe Iron Works, 1891; one boiler 11 x 16", 120 # steam by Cleveland Ship Building Co., 1891.
- 1895 Grounded outside St. Clair Flats canal.
- 1899 Owned V. Fries, Huron, OH.
- 1907 Reboilered 1 scotch 13 x 131, 120 # steam, by American Ship Building Co., Cleveland, OH, 1907.
- 1909, Nov 13 Stranded Colchester Reef.
- 1916, Aug 18 Owned John F. Hertlein, Sandusky, OH.
- 1916, Oct 11 Owned William Edwards Steamship Co. Ltd., Sydney NLA C134528; 1336 gross / 831 net tons.
- 1917, May 16 Foundered, Atlantic Ocean.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Newspaper Clippings
- John O. Greenwood
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Great Lakes Register
- Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of
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- 2008-02-21 09:37:55
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