- 253' 6"
- 32' 8 1/2"
- 14' 2"
- Tonnage Old Style
- 1140 72/95
- Final Location
- S of base of Long Point; near Port Rowan, ONT.
- Lake Erie.
- Final Date Month
- Final Date Day
- Final Date Year
- Final How
- Final Notes
- Bound Saginaw - Buffalo, stranded during storm; split lengthwise & pounded to pieces.
- Had in tow canal boat F.P SEARS & barge GLAD TIDINGS.
- 1871 Jun 9 Documents surrendered - total loss.
History and Notes
- 1844, Jun 1 Launched.
- 1844, Aug 15 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; first American built vessel over 1,000 tons; ran Detroit - Buffalo, NY.
- 1845, May 3 Owned D.N. Barrey et al, Cleveland, OH.
- 1845, Oct 1 Burst steam pipe.
- 1846, Winter New, more powerful engine installed.
- 1847, Apr 20 Largest load of flour, 4,028 barrels & 180 barrels mixed freight.
- 1847, May 26 Owned Henry Randall, Buffalo, NY; runs Buffalo, NY - Chicago, IL.
- 1847, Sep 8 Dismasted off Conneaut.
- 1848, Jul 13 Owned Henry Wright Jr., New York City.
- 1849, May 5 Stranded off Erie, PA.
- 1849, Jul 1 Beached Grosse Point, Lake Michigan in fog.
- 1849, Jul Holed at Point au Pelee, Lake Erie.
- 1849, Oct 31 Damaged in storm near Cleveland, OH.
- 1850 Replaced by OCEAN on Detroit - Buffalo runs; ran Reids Line, Erie, PA.
- 1851, May 1 Collision with brig MONTEZUMA in Buffalo, NY harbor.
- 1851, Dec Forced by stress of weather to throw off 600 live hogs & 300 dead hogs.
- 1852 Ran Buffalo, NY - Sandusky, OH.
- 1852, Oct 8 Owned Elisha Litchfield, NY, president Michigan Southern Railroad, Monroe, MI.
- 1853 Ran Toledo, Cleveland & Dunkirk.
- 1853, Nov Ashore at Monroe, MI.
- 1854, Jun Ashore 5 mi. from Dunkirk.
- 1857 Laid up at or near Detroit during panic of 1857.
- 1859 Chartered by Capt. Rarey for trip to Sault for ice.
- 1862, Aug 2 Rebuilt Clarks Dry Dock as barge; 1 deck, 1 mast, 251 x 33'6" x 12'8"; 1,031 34/95 for lumber trade; owned John S. Noyes & Henry W. Burt, Buffalo, NY; capacity 850,000' lumber.
- 1863 Ran Saginaw, MI - Buffalo, NY.
- 1863, Apr Aground at Saginaw, Lake Huron with lumber; released.
- 1865, Apr 24 Readmeasured 255.1 x 33.3 x 12.7; 704 tons.
- 1865, Jun 22 Broke in two in storm at Buffalo, lumber laden.
- 1865, Sep Rebuilt; carries 1,000,000' lumber.
- 1866, Oct Aground Lake Huron; owned McGregor Brothers.
- 1867, Jul 15 Owned Thomas & John McGregor, D.G. McAlpine, Detroit; agent US7325.
- 1868, Nov 2 Lost tow of PRINDEVILLE, adrift Lake Erie.
- 1870 Rebuilt as steam barge.
- 1870, Apr 25 Detroit District; US8558.
- 1870, Nov 12 Stranded Port Rowan, Lake Erie.
- USN Archives
- Lytle List
- List of Merchant Vessels of the United States
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- C.E. Feltner Enrollments Datab
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- 2008-02-21 10:02:30