- 283' 2"
- 35' 7 1/2"
- 13' 9 1/2"
- Tonnage Old Style
- 1,354 29/95
- 800 passengers
History and Notes
- 1848, Nov 11 Launched.
- 1849, May 26 Enrolled Detroit, MI; ran Detroit to Cleveland, OH & Buffalo, NY.
- 1850 Ran Detroit to Buffalo.
- 1851, Dec 16 On return trip from Buffalo, rudder chain parted & she struck rocks about 5 miles below Conneaut, OH; remained there over winter.
- 1852, May Spent season being repaired; arches installed.
- 1853, May 21 Record runs; Cleveland to Detroit 6 hours & 48 minutes; Detroit to Buffalo 16 hours & 53 minutes.
- 1854, Nov 20 Ran on rocks in fog Point Pelee, ONT; by 30th started breaking up; soon total loss.
- 1855, Feb Sold "as is" to Captain E.B. Ward; machinery salvaged for another vessel.
- 1870 Ship's bell mounted in new Union School's copula, Marine City, MI.
- 1889 Cargo of railroad iron salvaged.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Dossin Great Lakes Museum
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- C. Patrick Labadie
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