- Tonnage Gross
- Tonnage Net
- 2400 tons;107,685 bushels
History and Notes
- 1882, Aug 26 Launched; first iron boat built by its builders & owned by its owners.
- 1882, Oct Grounded river at Buffalo; damaging discharge pipe.
- 1882, Nov Ran Buffalo to Milwaukee, WI; 62.25 hrs; fastest trip to date.
- 1883, Nov 21 Holed & grounded 6 miles below Sand Beach.
- 1884 Rebuilt.
- 1886, Fall Towed by propeller LYCOMING from mid-Lake Michigan to Manitou Islands.
- 1891 Two firebox boilers 10 x 15'6" @ 125# steam by Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo.
- 1894, Sep Collision with steamer ROBERT MILLS at Waugohance light, Straits of Mackinaw.
- 1895 Arrived Milwaukee, WI with 100 tons ice on deck.
- 1902 Renamed BINGHAMPTON.
- 1906, Dec Ashore 2 miles NE Skillagallee light; released by tug FAVORITE.
- 1906, Dec 15 Temporarily repaired St. Ignace, MI.
- 1910, May Ashore in fog S. Manitou Island; released by tug FAVORITE.
- 1910 Changes in boiler & engine; 1 stack.
- 1912 265.5 x 39.7 x 13.2; 2143 gross/1549 net tons.
- 1915, Sep Owned Atlantic coast.
- 1917 Owned United States Shipping Board.
- 1920 Owned United States Steam Ship Co., New York City; Milton S. Cohen.
- 1921 Sold to Panama.
- 1921, Jul 16 Burned.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Newspaper Clippings
- John O. Greenwood
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Great Lakes Register
- Gerry Metzler
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Dossin Great Lakes Museum
- Donald V. Baut
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-21 18:18:52
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