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History and Notes
- 1870, Mar 31 Enrolled Detroit as first bulk freighter built specifically for iron ore trade; first to operate with a barge consort.
- 1881, May 19 Rebuilt; readmeasured; 2 decks; 3 masts; 1129.22 gross/921.76 net tons.
- 1883 Reengined with steeple compound; 22 + 40 x 36"; 390hp @ 85 rpm from Cuyahoga Furnace Co., Cleveland, OH.
- 1889 Boilers replaced with 1 scotch boiler; 9.5 x 14'; 105# steam from McGregor & Sons, Detroit.
- 1892, Sep 12 Owned Vulcan Transportation Co., Detroit.
- 1905, Apr 10 Owned Henry C. McCallum, Detroit.
- 1905, Nov 12 Destroyed by fire.
- 1905, Nov 15 Documents surrendered; total loss to fire.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Steve Harrington
- Newspaper Clippings
- National Park Service
- national archives
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Great Lakes Register
- G.P. Bugbee
- Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
- Edward J. D
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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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