She was named after a commander of Fort Megis, Toledo, OH, in War of 1812.
1840, May 1 Launched.
1840, Oct 27 Struck by schooner ERIE at Buffalo, NY.
1841, Jul 22 Owned Cobb & Shepard, Buffalo; ran between Buffalo & Toledo, OH.
1844, Aug 13 Returned to Buffalo with a broken shaft.
1845, Jul 21 Laid up at maumee City, OH; repainted & thoroughly overhauled.
1847, Jun 7 Picked up survivos of CHESAPEAKE & PORTER collision at Conneaut, OH.
1848, Mar 16 Refitted at Buffalo.
1848, Aug 14 Owned Smith & Brother, Maumee City.
1850 Owned Asa G. Keating et. al., Cleveland, OH; ran between Cleveland, Sandusky, OH & Detroit, MI.
1850, Aug Violated steamer navigation law & was tied up by U.S. Marshalls.
1851 Owned L.A. Kelsey, Cleveland; ran between Chicago, IL & New Buffalo, MI; later carried freight.
1851, Jun 1 Stranded on Calumet River bar.
1851, Aug Wreck hauled to Chicago; sank & abandoned there.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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