- Engine Type
- High Pressure (including HPNC)
- Tonnage Old Style
- 430 55/95
- 18,000 bushels wheat
History and Notes
- Built for immigrant trade; to run Buffalo, NY to Lake Michigan & return with lumber & cereal products.
- 1849, Aug 14 Enrolled Buffalo.
- 1849, Oct Broke machinery near South Manitou Island, Lake Michigan; towed to Detroit, MI.
- 1851, Nov Stranded north of Fox Island, Lake Michigan, half-way between Escanaba, MI & Charlevoix, MI; cargo oats, barley & flour.
- 1852, May Collision with schooner TELEGRAPH on Lake Huron.
- 1854, Jul 25 Broke down on Lake Huron near Presque Isle, MI; towed to Detroit for Repairs.
- 1854, Sep 25 Struck by steamer PACIFIC in Chicago, IL; sank with 20,000 bushels corn; raised & repaired.
- 1855, Oct 24 Struck obstruction on Lake Erie between Bar Point & Point Pelee; sank; raised & repaired.
- 1856, May 9 Owned Western Transportation Co.; Tonawanda, NY; 530 55/95 tons.
- 1857, May 18 Collided with schooner RESOLUTION off Port Huron, MI, in St. Clair River, extensive damage; temporary repairs at Port Huron.
- 1857, Jul Ashore, Waukegan, IL.
- 1858, Oct 1 Collided with schooner ROSCOE off Port Colborne, ONT, Lake Erie.
- 1861 Large repairs.
- 1863 Large repairs.
- 1864, Apr 14 Owned Buffalo & Detroit Transportation Co.
- 1865, Apr 26 Readmeasured, 2 decks, 1 mast, 183.5 x 28 x 9.75, 667.12 tons.
- 1865, Jun 20 Collided with package freighter DEAN RICHMOND & sank, Lake Erie.
- 1867 Abandoned.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Milwaukee Public Library
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- Unique ID