- Sail Number Masts
- Tonnage Old Style
- 1200 tons, 40,000 bushels
History and Notes
- 1854, May Launched; enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo - Chicago, IL; largest sailing vessel built for inland waters.
- 1854, Jun Struck steamer BUCKEYE STATE, Buffalo Harbor.
- 1854, Sep Aground St. Clair Flats.
- 1854, Oct Lost sails & rigging at Milwaukee, WI.
- 1855, May Collision with schooner SOUVENIER at Milwaukee.
- 1855, Jun Sunk, Sarnia Bay, St. Clair River; cargo oats.
- 1855, Jul Raised.
- 1855, Nov Lost anchor & chain.
- 1856, Jun 25 Aground St. Clair Flats.
- 1856, Aug 11 Dismasted, Lake Erie.
- 1858, Apr Owned E.K. Bruce, Buffalo.
- 1861, Jul Lost centerboard, Lake Michigan.
- 1862, May 13 Collision with barque SONORA, Detroit River.
- 1863, Jun Collision with bark R.J. SANBORN off Point au Pelee.
- 1865 New centerboard box.
- 1866, Oct Aground Kenosha, Lake Michigan, with brig MECHANIC.
- 1868 554.87 gross tons.
- 1869, May Damaged in collision, St. Clair River.
- Newspaper Clippings
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
- Unique ID
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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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