1846, Jun 10 Vessel launched.
1847, Jun 1 First voyage; North Shore Service, Lake Erie to run Buffalo, NY - Detroit, MI with LONDON stopping at Port Colborne, Port Dover, Port Stanley & Windsor; accomodating over 300 passengers; noted fastest boat on Lake Erie at the time.
1847, Jul Installed colored head lights.
1848-1849 Central Railroad Line.
1849 Siezed by US at Detroit for custom violation, smuggling. Purchased Eber Ward, ran on Lake Michigan, Chicago - Buffalo.
1849, Sep 28 Aground Fighting Island, Detroit.
1850 Michigan Central Railroad Line.
1850, Aug 30 Damaged in gale, Lake Michigan.
1852, Apr 27 Purchased by Capt. Gager, Detroit.
1852 Engines removed to CASPIAN, then E. K. COLLINS, PLANET & NORTHWEST; hull made a bark at Ward's Newport Shipyard.
Largest sail vessel on Lakes.
1852, Jul 29 Cargo 50,000 bushels oats; Chicago - Buffalo, new record.
1852, Nov 6 Damaged in gale off Erie, PA, carrying coal for Chicago.
1853, Apr 23 Owned F.C. Clark.
1853, Jul 13 Brought locomotive & 2,300 rails to Chicago; largest load 1,100 tons to leave Buffalo, NY.
1853, Oct 10 Sustained some damage to rigging off Point Au Sable, Lake Huron.
1854, May 10 Foremast struck by lightning on St. Clair River.
Owned Walker & Bantam, Buffalo.
1854, Oct 12 Gale damage hull, cargo, sails & rigging.
1854, Jul 11 Collision with steamer SOUTHERN MICHIGAN at Buffalo; slight damage.
1855, Jul Collided with brig GLOBE, Lake Erie.
1855, Oct Canvas blown away in gale, Lake Michigan.
1856, May 1 Owned E.A. Bruce.
1856, May 2 Owned E.A. Bruce, et.al., Chicago.
1856, Nov Lost sails & some spars in gale on Lake Michigan.
1858, Aug 28 Wrecked off Chicago; cargo lumber.
Owned E.A. Bruce, Chicago.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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