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History and Notes
- 1856 Built E. Saginaw, MI by Jesse Hart Shipyard for C.B. Mott, E. Saginaw; towed log rafts to Port Colborne, ONT; enrolled Detroit.
- 1863 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; owned Jesse Hoyt, New York City; rebuilt to sidewheeler at Bidwell Shipyard; 143.10' x 24.4' x 10.1'; 333 ton with Fletcher, Harrison & Co. condensing vertical beam engine 32" x 120" & 1 Detroit Locomotive Works tubular boiler 8' x 18', 40psi; 28' sidewheels.
- 1864 Owned Home Insurance Co., Buffalo; used as wrecking tug for salvage use.
- 1868 Enrolled Detroit.
- 1871 Owned Capt. Drake, Buffalo; headquartered Mackinac.
- 1874 Rebuilt.
- 1875 Same owner; homeport Cleveland, OH.
- 1879 Owned Capt. Bradley, Cleveland; converted to sloop barge; machinery removed & installed in GRACE MCMILLAN; hauled coal & stone on Lake Erie.
- 1888 Converted to schooner barge at Port Huron, MI; owned Wm. Springer, Port Huron.
- 1889, May 26 Owned P.S. Geel, Port Huron.
- 1898 Owned W.E. Rice, Port Huron; 3 masts.
- 1900 Rebuilt Dunford & Alverson's Shipyard, Port Huron for Capt. W.E. Rice.
- 1900, Sep 12 Founder in storm.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Lytle List
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- C. Patrick Labadie
- Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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- 2008-02-22 20:10:40
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