Similar to JOHN A . DIX, WILLIAM PITT FESSENDEN, & JOHN SHERMAN; last sidewheel revenue cutter on the Lakes.
Built Henry Williams yard.
1869 In ordinary, Milwaukee, WI.
1869, Oct Collision with propeller IRONSIDES, Milwaukee.
1870 Stationed Milwaukee; covered Lake Michigan & Lake Superior.
1873, Jul Repaired Milwaukee, WI.
1874, Jul Stationed Chicago, IL.
1881 Rebuilt Hanson & Scove, Manitowoc, WI., 310 gross / 195 net tons; new boiler 36 x 9'.
1881, Sep Recovered bodies from wrecked steamer COLUMBIA.
1883 Rescued schooner N.D. MOORE & steambarge J.E. RUMBELL.
1890, Jul 15 Located wreck of schooner GLADIATOR near Chicago.
1891, Jan Sailed 130,000 miles.
1893 Overhauled Milwaukee Dry Dock.
1895, May 13 Ashore in storm below Black River near Alpena, MI.
1896, Aug 3 Opened new 1800' Soo Lock; stationed St. Mary's River.
1897 Owned Cleveland Naval Reserve.
1898 Dismantled, machinery to FLORA.
1899 Owned McMorran Wrecking Co.
1901, Sep Sunk at dock; raised by wrecker GROH; hull used as dry dock Amherstburg, ONT.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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