1873, Apr Launched; double decker.
1875 Owned Campbell & O., Detroit, MI.
1876 Owned Merrick & Son, Detroit, MI.
1879 Owned Ira H. Owens et.al., Chicago, IL; Escanaba & Lake Michigan Transportation Co.
1881, Apr 23 Changed to bulk freighter; fitted with starboard engine from INTER OCEAN; steeple compound 22 + 42 x 30 from Dry Dock Engine Work; firebox boiler 9 x 151, 213 x 35.2 x 12.4; 1118 gross tons.
1882 Owned Marine City, MI; 1118.59 gross tons.
1883, Nov Near stranded Point Betsey during heavy seas, filled with water.
1887. Mar 29 Chartered to carry 50,000 bu. wheat, Detroit to Buffalo.
1887, May 25 Rebuilt; condensing engine compounded; new & larger boiler.
1887, Oct 25 Distress during storm near Grand Haven, damaged steering gear.
1890 Owned Erie & Lake Michigan Transportation Co, Marine City.
1896, May Steam chest exploded on Lake Michigan; repaired.
1898, Aug 23 Sprung leak while unloading Buffalo ore dock.
1899 Owned C.R. Jones, Port Huron, MI.
1900, Aug 19 Loaded with ore Escanaba; sprung leak & sank #3 ore dock.
1900, Aug 20 Broke main steam line as listed; sank Escanaba, badly scalding fireman; overloaded/
1906, Aug 27 Collision with CITY OF CONCORD Port Huron.
1906, Oct 13 Burned dock Marysville, MI; owned D.W. Mills, Cleveland.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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