1887, May 26 Launched Benton Harbor, cost $70,000; fastest boat on
Lake Michigan at the time
1887, June 28 Enrolled Grand Haven; ran Saint Joseph, Michigan, Benton
Harbor, Michigan to Chicago, Illinois
1887, November False sides added for stability; rebuilt machinery
1888, May Remodeled; electric lights
1889 Ran Benton Harbor to Saint Joseph & Chicago with LORA
1890, April 30 Caught fire by lamp explosion, Lake Michigan
1892, April 21 Owned Seymour Transportation Company, Manistee; ran
with PETOSKEY & SKATER Chicago, Illinois to Cheboygan,
Michigan & intermediate parts
1893, June 3 Aground Mission Point, Mackinaw Island
1894 Operated by Chicago, Saint Joseph & Benton Harbor Transportation
Company, Chicago, Illinois
1894, August 18 Sank ferry RICHMOND by collision at Saint Joseph,
1894, September 22 Broke driving shaft
1895, May Foundered briefly attempting Saint Joseph harbor in gale
1895, December 31 Burned, Lake Michigan
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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