St. Clair River tug.
1869 Part of Detroit Tug Association & St. Clair River Tug Association.
1869, Aug Broke cylinder head, St. Clair River.
1871, Jul/Aug Machinery disabled; repaired Detroit.
1871, Sep Collided with bark MONARCH, Lake Erie; lost smokestack.
1872 Towed log rafts.
1873 Rebuilt; "housed-in"; 227.89 gross/139.83 net tons.
1875 Owned Strong Estate, Detroit.
1875, Apr Operated by John R. Gillett, Detroit.
1881, Mar - May Chartered by Peshtigo Lumber Co; towed lumber vessel in Peshtigo-Chicago trade.
1883, Sep 24 Grounded Point Edward, St. Clair River, aiding steambarge SANILAC; seized for serving in Canadian waters.
1884 Owned Thomas Pitts, Detroit.
1885 Owned John Pridgeon, Detroit.
1887 Rebuilt; outfitted as wrecker.
1889 Owned John Pridgeon, Jr., Detroit; rebuilt; new boiler.
1890, Nov 6 Lost stern post & shoe, East Tawas, MI., Lake Huron.
1891 Owned S.B. Grummond, Detroit.
1892, Apr 15 Owned Ben Boutell, Bay City(Saginaw Bay Towing Co.); large repairs.
1894 One 13' x 13', 110# steam, scotch boiler built by Wickes Bros., Saginaw, MI.
1897 Rebuilt by Ben Boutell, Bay City; staterooms, electric lights, steam heat, toilets.
1898 To Atlantic coast; owned Boutell Barge line; towed coal barges.
1899, May Organized as Boutell Transportation & Towing Co.
1901, Geb 1 New rudder, New York City.
1904 Owned Davis Coal & Coke Co., New York.
1906 Owned Western Maryland Railroad Co., Baltimore, MD.
1908 Listed with 15 & 30 x 24', 500hp; fore & aft compound engine built by Richards Iron Works, Manitowoc, WI; one 8 1/3' x 14' scotch boiler.
1912 Rebuilt; 130.7 x 21.8 x 12.5; 289 gross/168 net tons.
1913, Dec 20 Renamed SEA KING.
1920's Owned Eastern (and/or) Northern Transportation Co., Wilmington, DE; listed with 16 1/2 & 35 1/2 x 26"; 600hp fore & aft compound engine.
1923 Sank & abandoned.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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