1886 Built for use in coal, iron ore & grain trade; towed schooners
GENOA, OUR SON & H.A.BARR
1897, May 21 Struck & damaged gates of lock 7 of Welland Canal causing
flooding of surrounding area
1898, April 19 Towing H.A.BARR, both light, driven on Middle Island
reef when engine gave out at False Presque Isle, Lake
Crews taken off next day by Middle Island Lifesaving
By May 31 both vessels refloated under contract of
Captain James Reid & towed to Detroit by tug PROTECTOR
1898, July 5 In Bay City drydock for large repairs - sea ready by
1899 Towed H.A.BARR
1905, November 28 En route from Escanaba, Michigan to Lake Erie towing
schooner MARY MITCHELL, both with cargo iron ore,
driven ashore at Point Nipigon, near Cheboygan,
Michigan; caught fire & burned
1905, December 15 Enrollment surrendered at Cleveland, "total loss"
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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