Sister to ROCKET; cost $40,000
1857 Apr launched
1857 May 19 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo, NY to Green Bay, WI connecting with Chicago, IL
1859 Upper deck cabins added for passenger accomodations.
1860 Owned Central Railway Line, T.D. dole; readmeasured 744.16 gross tons; ran Lake Superior Route, Escanaba to Marquette, MI.
1860 October Struck obstruction near Sister Island; later that month dismasted during storm on Lake Erie.
1861 Owned Lake Transoportatiion Co., Captain Whetmore, Buffalo, NY.
1862 Owned New York Central Railway Line
1863 Collision at mouth of River near Stoney Island; sunk and raised; rebuilt Cleveland, OH.
1864 March Cylinder head & piston rod broken off Sheboygan, WI.
1865 May 19 Owned T.D. Dole, Central Railway Line.
1865 May 31 Driven on reef off Port Washington, WI; scuttled 18 feet water; raised; rebuilt Milwaukee, WI.
1866 Owned Buffalo & Green Bay Transportation Co., Buffalo, NY
1867 March Collision at Toledo, OH; sunk & raised; repaired Detroit.
1867 November Owned David M. Kelley; Kelley & Co., Green Bay, WI; ran Fox River Line connecting Buffalo to Green Bay.
1868 Owned D.M. Kelly Co., Cleveland, OH; US 5863
1869 August 13 Collision with Canadian steamer SILVER SPRAY off Port Huron; slight damage.
1869 October 25 Collision with propeller HUNTER near Fighting Island 8 miles below Detroit, MI on Detroit River; both sunk due to signal confusion; cargo of 15,000 bushels wheat, 1,630 barrels flour, 750 sacks feed; both repaired.
1871 Owned Land & River Transportation Co., Green Bay, WI
1871 August 19 Collision with scow MARIA in St Clair River near St Clair, MI
1873 June Owned Hanna & Co., Cleveland, OH for iron ore trade; ran Cleveland to Marquette in Lake Superior trade.
1873-1874 winter Rebuilt; 11 round trips to Lake Superior in 1874.
1875 Owned Hart & Co.
1875 August 26 Sunk in collision with MANITOBA Lake Superior.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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