- Sail Number Masts
- 19' 8"
- 11' 4"
- Tonnage Old Style
- 22,000 bushels; 400,000 feet lumber
History and Notes
- 1854-65 Four enrollments Buffalo, New York; cost $21,000
- 1854 December 4 Ashore Point Albino
- 1854 December 7 Lost both anchors Detroit River
- 1854 December 21 Finally released by tug WILLIAM PECK
- 1859 Strengthened
- 1863 Owned Taylor & Jewett, Buffalo; repaired
- 1865 Repaired; 336 gross tons
- 1866 Owned Chicago, Illinois
- 1868 Owned Milwaukee, Wisconsin 336.98 gross tons
- 1871 Owned Houghton & Brothers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; large repairs
- 1872 September 28 Lost topmast & nearly ashore at Tawas Bay, Lake
- Huron in a gale, grain laden
- 1875 Large repairs
- 1882 Renamed MARY D.AYER
- 1887 September Ashore in the Straits
- 1892 July Sprung a leak off Lilly Bay; brought to Sturgeon Bay
- 1896 May 17 Sunk Lake Michigan
- Newspaper Clippings
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- C.E. Feltner Enrollments 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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