- Original Owner
- Oliver Newberry
- Engine Type
- Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
- Tonnage Old Style
- 642 41/95
History and Notes
- For 16 years, carried immigrants & freight from Buffalo, NY to Detroit, MI & Green Bay, WI.
- 1846, Oct 3 Launched.
- 1847, May 22 Enrolled Detroit.
- 1848, Aug 28 Broke cylinderhead, walking beam near Barcelona, NY; towed to port by propeller DELAWARE.
- 1848, Sep 4 Damaged in collision, Milwaukee River, WI.
- 1852, Nov 6 Disabled in gale off Chagrin River, Lake Erie; towed by U.S.S. MICHIGAN to Cleveland, OH.
- 1853 New 41 x 120" beam engine, Detroit Iron Works; old engine went into ORION (1866).
- 1856, Dec Damaged in gale, Lake Erie.
- 1857, May 14 Sank after collision with wreck of GOLDEN GATE at Erie, PA harbor entrance, cargo flour; raised May 18; repaired.
- 1857, May Collision with schooner PALESTINE off Lexington, MI, Lake Huron.
- 1857, Sep 24 Towed to Milwaukee, WI, disabled.
- 1861, Apr 23 Owned H.N. Newberry et al, Detroit.
- 1861, Jun 4 Collision with & sunk schooner STORM KING.
- 1862 Owned O.N. Edgerton.
- 1863, Nov Wrecked near Green Bay, WI.
- 1863 Owned W.J. Crandall.
- 1863, Apr 25 Owned Lake Superior Forwarding Co, Harvey, MI & Chicago, IL.
- 1864 Owned N. Pratt, Chicago.
- 1864 Enrolled Chicago.
- 1865 Owned Albert Goodrich; dismantled at Stephen Gates Shipyard, Manitowoc, WI; engines to ORION (1866); later to MUSKEGON in 1870.
- 1866, May Enrolled; barge; 197.7 x 30 x 10.8',493.89 gross tons.
- 1866, Aug 31 Owned James M. Ballentine et al, Detroit.
- 1868, Oct 30 Broke up in storm.
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
- Donald V. Baut
- Unique ID
- Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-22 22:32:47