- 147' 1"
- 27' 10"
- 9' 3"
- Tonnage Old Style
- 342 72/95
History and Notes
- 1834, Jun 7 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo to Detroit, occasionally Lake Erie & Niagara River.
- 1835, Mar 22 Sunk at layup dock, Buffalo; ice cracked discharge pipe & flooded boat.
- 1836, Sep 20 Holed & sunk, Dunkirk, NY; raised & repaired.
- 1838 Owned Canadian Government for Canada's Patriot War; renamed SIR CHARLES ADAM.
- 1838, Sep Owned British Admiralty; renamed H.M.S. TORONTO; armed & patrolled from Niagara to Detroit & St. Clair River.
- 1842 Stripped of boilers & machinery, made a storeship.
- 1843, Oct 7 Reenrolled Buffalo; renamed GENERAL PORTER; owned Captain Charles Gager; screw engine.
- 1843, Oct 8 Dismasted near Point Abino, Lake Erie; rigging fowled propeller; towed to Buffalo by steamer CONSTITUTION.
- 1844 Flour & grain trade, Chicago, IL & Buffalo.
- 1847, Sep 25 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.
- 1850-51 Wintered at Buffalo.
- 1852, Jan Engines for sale, Buffalo.
- 1858 Reported wrecked on Lake Michigan as sailing vessel.
- Lytle List
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- J.A. Musham, Early Great Lakes Steamboats
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- F.E. Hamilton
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Donald V. Baut
- C.E. Feltner
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-21 12:48:01
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This image is now available from the Alpena County Public Library Great Lakes Maritime Collection site. This MLibrary collection will be retired on April 16, 2018.
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