1894, Oct 24 Launched at Everett, WA; only whaleback of Capt. Alexander Mc Dougall's Design built there; largest vessel afloat in the pacific at the time; cost $250,000.
1894 - 1923 Sailed saltwater for entire career; first American vessel to pass through Suez Canal, Red Sea & circumnavigate the world
1898 Put into Malaga, Spain for water & bunkers, Accidently "captured" town during Spanish & American War.
1903, Sep 8 Burned at dock, Port Arthur, TX; Captain Pumped out & managed to sail all the way to New York, NY for repairs.
1904 Rebuilt New York as tank vessel for Standard Oil Co., 346 x 42.1 x 22.9', 2595 gross tons, 1939 net tons.
1923 Lost at sea.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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