Commissioned by Anchor Line to replace CHINA.
1904, Dec 18 First launched.
1915 Owned Great Lakes Transit Corporation, Buffalo, NY.
1934 Ran special route between Buffalo, NY & Chicago, IL for World's Fair.
1936 Laid up.
1940 Owned Wisconsin & Michigan Steamship Co., Milwaukee, WI.
1941 Renamed MILWAUKEE CLIPPER.
1941, May 15 Maiden trip as MILWAUKEE CLIPPER; replaced NAVADA & ILLINOIS between Muskegon, MI & Milwaukee.
1941, Jun Rebuilt, Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co.; 4272 gross / 3137 net tons; 2 decks, transverse framing, 6 watertight bulkheads, water ballast carried in double bottoms, three-drum watertube boilers, coal bunkers rebuilt to carry fuel oil instead of coal.
1960, May 28 Rammed Milwaukee breakwater; 14 injured.
1970, Sep Retired & laid up, Muskegon; later moved to Sturgeon Bay, WI.
1977 Owned Milwaukee parties; unofficially renamed CLIPPER; used as museum ship.
1977, Jun 3 Owned Illinois Steamship Co.
1980 Used as boutique-flotel at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.
1981, Sep 5 Restored by Steamship CLIPPER Foundation.
1988 Moved to Chicago River; designated National Historical Landmark.
1990 Owned City of Hammond, IN.
1997, Dec 2 Owned Great Lakes CLIPPER Preservation Association; returned to Muskegon.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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