- Ownership Notes
- Worked out of Portland, ME & Baltimore, MD; possibly built for A. Booth & Co, Chicago, IL, who ran extensive deep-sea fishing operations on both Atlantic & Pacfic coasts.
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History and Notes
- 1877 Built as fishing tug.
- 1888, Jul 22 Brought to Buffalo, NY by A. Booth & Co., Chicago, IL; rebuilt, Chicago to haul passengers & fish; housed in with 2 decks; 155.59 gross/ 112.49 net tons; ran Cheboygan, MI & Manistique, MI then ran Duluth, MN, Lake Superior; cargo general merchandise.
- 1891 Rebuilt Burger Shipyard, Manitowoc, WI; 133.6 x 19.6 x 7.3'; 224.83 gross/ 181.10 net tons; 15 + 20 x 22" steeple compound engine, Montague Iron Works, Montague, MI; 8 x 12 1/2' firebox boiler; returned to Duluth.
- 1898, Oct Ran into raft of logs in gale; lost all propeller blades; towed to Duluth for repairs.
- 1902 Replaced by larger steamers; ran south shore Lake Superior out of Sault Ste. Marie.
- 1904, Oct 4 Burned to waterline at dock Grand Marais, MI; believed never removed from harbor.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Newspaper Clippings
- Marine Historical collection, University of Detroit
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- C. Patrick Labadie
- Beesons Marine Directory
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-21 16:36:57