Built for immigrant trade; to run Buffalo, NY - Lake Michigan & return with lumber & cereal products.
1849, Aug 14 Enrolled Buffalo.
1849, Oct Broke machinery near South Manitou Island; towed to Detroit, MI.
1851, Nov Stranded north of Fox Island, Lake Michigan, half way between Escanaba, MI & Charlevoix, MI; cargo oats, barley & flour.
1852, May Collision with schooner TELEGRAPH, Lake Huron.
1852, Sep 16 Collision with propeller TROY, Lake Michigan.
1854, Jul 25 Broke down, Lake Huron near Presque Isle, MI; towed to Detroit for repairs.
1854, Sep 25 Struck by steamer PACIFIC, Chicago, IL; sank with 20,000 bushels corn; raised & repaired.
1855, Oct 24 Struck obstruction, Lake Erie between Bar Point & Point Pelee, sank; raised & repaired.
1856, May 9 Owned Western Transportation Co., Tonawanda, NY; 530 55/95 tons.
1857, May 18 Collided with schooner RESOLUTION off Port Huron, MI, St. Clair River, extensive damage; temporary repairs at Port Huron.
1857, Jul Ashore Waukegan, IL.
1858, Oct 1 Collided with schooner ROSCOE off Port Colborne, ONT, Lake Erie.
1859, Jun 3 Aground Fighting Island, Detroit River; released.
1860, Nov Aground Eagle Harbor, Lake Superior.
1861, Jul Lost wheel, Lake Huron; large repairs.
1862, May 28 Collision with schooner INTERNATIONAL, Lake Erie at Long Point.
1863 Large repairs.
1864, Apr 14 Owned Buffalo & Detroit Transportation Co.
1865, Apr 26 Readmeasured, 2 decks, 1 mast, 183.5 x 28 x 9.75, 667.12 tons.
1865, Jun 20 Collided with package freighter DEAN RICHMOND & sank, Lake Erie.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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