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History and Notes
- 1882, Sep 2 Launched; cost $80,000.
- 1882, Oct 25 Registered Hamilton, ONT; cartered to Western Express Line; ran Duluth, MN, Port Arthur, ONT & Montreal, QUE with steamers GLENFINLAS, ST. MAGNUS & CANADA.
- 1885, Oct 28 Damaged by boiler explosion, Duluth; 2 killed; ran Duluth to Montreal trade.
- 1886, Sep 21 Wrecked Hare Island, Lake Ontario.
- 1886, Nov 2 Sunk, Kingston, ONT.
- 1887, Apr 20 Refloated; repaired, Kingston.
- 1887 Ran Kingston to Duluth in grain trade.
- 1888, Sep 26 Struck pier, Portage Lake; grounded.
- 1889 Towed ST. LOUIS.
- 1889, Apr 17 Boiler overheated & collapsed.
- 1889, Sep 26 Grounded, Portage Ship Canal.
- 1893 Lost rudder off Cabot Head, Georgian Bay; repaired Owen Sound.
- 1895, Aug 21 Blew cylinder head in Lachine Canal; repaired Kingston.
- 1896 Major rebuild at Kingston; 1,198 gross/ 742 net tons; 175 x 33.6 x 14.6'.
- 1898, Nov 4 Bound Cleveland, OH to Jackfish Lake, Lake Superior, driven ashore broadside seeking shelter at Gros Cap; released by steamer TELEGRAM.
- 1899, Nov 30 Owned Myles Transportation Co., Hamilton, ONT.
- 1901 Bound Fort William for Depot Harbor, Georgian Bay, Stranded & repaired Depot Harbor.
- 1902 Ran Merchant's Line, C.E. Jacques & Co., Montreal, QUE.
- 1904, Aug 14 Sunk by THOMAS CRANAGE on Russell Island, St. Clair River.
- 1905, Aug 20 Burned near Trenton, ONT; raised 9 days later.
- 1905, Sep 13 Abandoned.
- 1905, Oct 9 Raised.
- 1906 Owned Cataract Ice Co., Niagara Falls, ONT; rebuilt as screw steambarge; 957 gross/ 598 net tons; renamed CATARACT; used for coal trade.
- 1910, Mar 26 Burned Brockville, ONT while fitting out.
- 1912 Owned Port Colborne & St. Lawrence Navigation Co. Ltd.; F. McGibbon; used as lighter.
- 1915 Owned Tieffle Rondeau, Lanoraie, QUE; dismantled & made a schooner barge; 667 net tons.
- 1916 Owned Louzen (or Touzin) Sand Co., Montreal, QUE.
- 1918 Reengined & rebuilt by Montreal Dry Dock & Ship Repairing Co., Ltd.; 174.6 x 33.2 x 15', 839 gross/ 451 net tons; 20 + 40x 36" fore & aft compound , 400hp @ 70rpm engine by John Inglis & Co., Toronto, ONT (1904); 1 scotch boiler 13'2" x 12'2" @ 135# steam (1890).
- 1920 Owned Canada Steamship Line.
- 1923, Nov 8 Collision with steamer JOHN B. KETCHUM in Cornwall Canal, St. Lawrence Canal System.
- 1923 Collision with steamer DONALD STEWART, Montreal area.
- 1925-26 Idle.
- 1926 Owned Sorel Sand Co.
- 1938 Reduced to barge 693 gross tons; renamed THERESE T. at Sorel, QUE; owned Sorel Harbour Tugs Ltd.
- 1941 Owned John F. Sowards, Kingston, ONT; towed by PATDORIS in coal trade.
- 1945 Abandoned Kingston boneyard.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Scanner, Toronto Marine Historical Society
- Newspaper Clippings
- List of Merchant Vessels of the United States
- John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
- J.H. Bascom
- J.F. Wolff
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Great Lakes Register
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- 2008-02-23 00:31:08
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