- Engine Number Propellers
- Tonnage Gross
- Final Location
- Cape Henry, VA.
- Atlantic Ocean.
- Final Date Month
- Final Date Day
- Final Date Year
- Final How
- Final Notes
- Stranded during heavy fog & high seas.
- Crew rescued by Life Saving Service; bound Jacksonville, FL - New London, CT.
- Part of engine salvaged; on display Virginia Beach Maritime Historical Museum.
History and Notes
- 1895, Jun 25 Nearly capsized during launch.
- 1895, Aug 2 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.
- 1896, Feb 10 Enrolled Duluth, MN; owned Harry B. Earhart et al.
- 1896, May Lake Superior Transportation Line; ran Cleveland, OH - Detroit, MI.
- 1897, Jun 18 2 decks; 182.4 x 34.8 19.6'; 977.93 gross / 784.36 net tons.
- 1898 Owned H. B. Earhart, Duluth, MN.
- 1898, Nov Owned Manhatten Steamship Co.; laid up for winter Montreal, QUE enroute to Atlantic Coast.
- 1899, Feb 3 Burned Montreal, rebuilt there; 20 + 36 x 36", 580hp @ 90rpm steeple compound engine by Bell Engine Works, Buffalo, NY (1895).
- 1899 - 1906 Ran coal Newport News, VA, New York & Portland, ME.
- 1906, Oct 20 Wrecked Cape Henry, VA.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Peter J. VanderLinden
- Newspaper Clippings
- List of Merchant Vessels of the United States
- Great Lakes Register
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Dossin Great Lakes Museum
- Donald V. Baut
- Bowling Green State University
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- 2008-02-21 10:44:30