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History and Notes
- Sister to SAGINAW.
- 1866 Lake Superior Line; ran Buffalo to Lake Superior ports out of Detroit.
- 1867, Oct 5 Ran Detoit to Fort Gratiot Light in record 16 hours 8 minutes.
- 1872 Repaired.
- 1874 Owned Ward's Central Pacific Lake Co.; ran Detroit to Mackinaw, MI under Peoples Line.
- 1876 Ran Duluth, MN to Portage Lake; then Chicago.
- 1878 Owned Cleveland & Saginaw Transportation Co., Cleveland, OH; ran Cleveland to Goderich, ONT & Saginaw, MI.
- 1880 Owned Campbell S. Fisher, Charles Root & J.F. Maloney, Detroit, MI; ran excursions to Toledo, OH & Lake Erie ports under Detroit Mutual Steamboat Co.
- 1881 Major repairs; 801 tons.
- 1882 Ran hard on Sanilac Reef; released.
- 1884 Repaired Detroit.
- 1887 Made a lumber barge at Detroit; machinery removed; 205.4 x 30 x 11.2', 493 gross/ 468 net tons; capacity 650,000' lumber.
- 1888 Owned Thomas Nester, Baraga, MI.
- 1889, Jun 17 In tow of J.E. POTTS, sank in Neebish Rapids in collision with barge JOHN MARTIN.
- 1898, Jul 14 Lost part of her deckload, Torch Lake.
- 1901, Nov 8 Wrecked Grand Marais, MI harbor, Lake Superior in storm; recovered.
- 1906. Aug 30 Sank Sandusky, OH harbor; abandoned.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Peter J. VanderLinden
- Newspaper Clippings
- Marine Directory, R.L. Polk Co., Detroit
- Lytle List
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Edward J
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- 2008-02-22 17:17:08
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