- Sail Number Masts
- Tonnage Gross
- Tonnage Net
- 90,000 bushels, 2500 tons
History and Notes
- 1881, Apr 21 Launched; first & only 5 masted schooner to sail Great Lakes; largest schooner in the world at the time; ran Chicago, IL - Buffalo, NY in grain & coal trade.
- 1881, May 20 Aground at wharf, Erie harbor, coal laden.
- 1881, Jul 18 Aground, Lime Kilns, Amherstburg, Lake Erie; drydocked Chicago.
- 1881, Sep 13 Sank schooner C.K. NIMS on Lake Erie.
- 1882, May 25 Rammed by schooner C.B. BENSON.
- 1882, Jun 1 Repaired.
- 1883 Reduced to tow barge; towed by IRON CHIEF; largest cargoes 1,959 tons coal to Duluth, MN; 100,000 bushels wheat from Chicago, IL.
- 1884 Towed by IRON DUKE for Ohio Central Coal contract.
- 1885 Part of Wilson fleet taking coal Lake Erie - Duluth; towed by propeller GEORGE SPENCER.
- 1885, Aug Largest cargo iron ore in sail vessel 2,620 net tons.
- 1885, Oct 18 Aground, Lime Kilns.
- 1886, Jun 15 Aground St. Clair River in fog.
- 1886 Reduced to a barge.
- 1887, May 23 Owned James Corrigan, Duluth, MN; towed by AURORA.
- 1889, Nov 25 Foundered, Lake Michigan.
- 1890, Apr 4 Salvage attempts failed, vessel abandoned.
- Newspaper Clippings
- John F. Miller
- Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
- F.E. Hamilton
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- C. Patrick Labadie
- Anchor News
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- 2008-02-21 09:19:28