- Tonnage Gross
- Final Location
- Off Sturgeon Point, south of Alpena, MI.
- Lake Huron.
- Final Date Month
- Final Date Day
- Final Date Year
- Final How
- Final Notes
- Bound Cleveland, OH - Milwaukee, WI, she caught fire.
- Crew rescued by steamer SIR WILLIAM FAIRBAIN.
- 1897, Dec 21 Documents surrendered; vessel lost.
History and Notes
- 1873, Jun 17 Launched; built for iron ore trade; ran Cleveland, OH - Marquette, MI; one of the largest carriers on the Lakes.
- 1873, Aug 11 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; home port; towed schooner PELICAN & later CHARLES WALL & RICHARD WINSLOW.
- 1874 Five round trips to Lake Superior.
- 1874, May Sprung leak, Lake Huron; repaired
- 1874, Jun Disabled machinery, Bar Point; repaired.
- 1878, Apr 9 Rebuilt 2 decks, 1429.78 gross / 1206.18 net tons; 232.33 x 36.16 x 14'.
- 1878, Jun 4 Aground Sault Ste. Marie, Lake Superior.
- 1879, Apr 28 New main mast; grain trade.
- 1883, Aug Lost mast, Lake Superior.
- 1885, May 23 Aground, Strawberry Island, Lake Superior, with coal.
- 1887, Nov 9 Sunk, Lorrain, OH, Lake Erie after hitting wreck of steamer PHILIP WALTER with 1500 tons iron ore; raised & repaired.
- 1888 New boiler & engine.
- 1890, Mar 5 Extensive repairs Cleveland Dry Dock Co.; 2 mast.
- 1890, Aug Collision with schooner BELE HANSCOM near Marine City, MI, Lake Huron.
- 1893, Apr 20 Owned John J. Wade, Chicago,IL; hauling salt.
- 1894, Sep 8 Ashore S. Manitou Island.
- 1895, Jul 26 Owned Helen M. & Richard Winslow, Buffalo, NY.
- 1895, Nov 4 Owned Neslon S. Wipple, Detroit.
- 1897, Jul 28 Ashore Sand Beach, Lake Huron.
- 1897, Sep 11 Stranded St. Helena shoal, Straits of Mackinaw.
- 1897, Nov 12 Stranded near Point Sable, Lake Huron.
- 1897, Dec 2 Burned, Lake Huron.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Newspaper Clippings
- Marine Directory, R.L. Polk Co., Detroit
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of
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