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History and Notes
- 1872, Sep 9 Launched; enrolled Port Huron.
- 1879 Owned J. Pridgeon, Detroit; grain trade between Chicago and Buffalo.
- 1883, Jul Went ashore 1 mile north Winnetka, IL, jettisoned approx. 400 ton coal, got off, towed to Chicago; received new deck, some beams and missen mast.
- 1884 Large repairs.
- 1886 Part of keel replaced after striking reef.
- 1887 Owned J. Emery Owen; recieved donkey engine in Ashland ore trade.
- 1889, Nov Parted tow line, drifted ashore near Marquette, MI, Lake Superior; lost stern post and rudder.
- 1889, Nov 22 Was gotten off by J. H. Gillett.
- 1893, Nov 12 Collided with steamer C. B. LOCKWOOD at Lime Kiln Crossing near Amhurstburg, ONT, Detroit River; LOCKWOOD sank; bow of NICHOLSON smashed.
- 1895, Nov 25 In tow of J. EMERY OWEN, was driven on beach 7 miles north of Evanston, IL in gale, lost all three masts, sunk to deck carring 1,500 tons coal.
- No record of vessel after incident at Evanston, IL Nov 25, 1895.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Peter J. VanderLinden
- Newspaper Clippings
- Marine Directory, R.L. Polk Co., Detroit
- Inland Lloyds Marine Directory
- Donald V. Baut
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- C. Patrick Labadie
- Beesons Marine Directory
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- 2008-02-23 01:03:55
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