Was the flagship of Reed Line, ran between Dunkirk, NY & Detroit, MI; later changed to Buffalo, NY & Chicago, IL.
1845, Jun 5 Launched.
1846, Nov 24 Aground, Erie, PA, Lake Erie.
1847 New engine, low pressure by Allaire.
1847, Sep 3 Ran onto rock reef, Bois Blanc Island, released.
1848, Apr 18 Ashore near Charlotte, NY.
1848, Apr Collision with schooner POLAND, St. Clair River; one life lost.
1849, Nov Damaged wheat at Chicago.
1851, Feb Repaired: new arches.
1851, Sep 15 Collision with schooner TRAVELER, Lake Michigan.
1851, Nov 29 Collided with brig A.L.BLOSSOM, Detroit River.
1853, Apr Struck rock at head of Lake Erie; repaired.
1854, Nov 7 Sprung leak on Lake Erie, returned, discharged & drydocked for repairs.
1855, May - 1856 Chartered Simcoe & Lake Huron Railway, ran between Collingwood, ONT & Chicago, IL.
1855, Sep Collision with steamer CATARACT, Niagara River, Lake Ontario.
1856, Sep 24 Burned off Port Washington, WI, Lake Erie.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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