1873, Aug On maiden voyage, Montreal - Head of Lake Superior; owned D. Butters, et al, operated by Merchants Lake & River Steamship Co., Montreal.
1875 First trip direct from salt water to Duluth; left Picton, NS May 24, to Montreal, loaded R.R. iron; arrived Duluth Jun 14.
1881 1st. mate William Moore killed, swinging bag of salt knocked him into cargo hold.
1883 Rebuilt by Allan Bros., Port Dalhousie; lenghtened 175.5 x 26 x 11', 901 gross / 586 net tons; engine rebuilt 34 1/2 x 36" stroke, 300hp at 84rpm; new scotch boiler 11'4" x 10'6", 60# steam; owned Crangle & Geddes, Toronto.
1884, Jun 9 Ashore Sand Beach, MI; released by tug OLIVE L. MOORE.
1887 Sold to McNaughton, Monteal, continued in Montreal & Chicago trade.
1887, Oct 3 Ran agound St. Helena Island in gale; sank with loss of life reported between 9 - 11 lives.
1888 Salvaged, taken to Bay City to be rebuilt by Edward Trachan.
1889, Jan 1 Enrolled as EDWARD S. PEASE, US136025, double decked bulk freighter, two masts, one stack, steel arches & diagional steel straps outside; 168.6 x 26.4 x 11.6'.
1889, Apr 8 Owned L.E. Pease, Bay City; towed PLANET & URANUS.
1889, May 31 Ashore near Huron City, MI; released Jun 7 & towed to Ashtabula for repairs.
1890 Owned Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co., Cleveland; 167.5 x 26.2 x 18.7', 721 gross / 548.34 net tons.
1891, Dec 2 Caught fire at dock in Cleveland, engineer & fireman killed.
1898 Same owner, tows barge PLANET in iron ore trade.
1898, Nov 24 Caught fire off Port Huron, minimal damage.
1904, Nov 18 Burned at dock, Collingwood, ONT.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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