Built as consort for steamer DAVID BELLENTINE & operated in Lake Michigan grain trade.
1873, May 24 Launched.
1873, May 27 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.
1873, Summer Dismasted in squall off Beaver Island, Lake Michigan.
1873, Aug Reported twice disabled & had to return to port for repairs.
1873, Nov 8 Ashore near Charlevoix, MI, Lake Michigan.
1874, Apr 21 4 masts; Chicago repairs.
1875, Aug Leaking, Lake Erie, coal laden.
1876 Towed D.BELLENTINE
1877, April 19 Owned R.P. Fitzgerald, et.al., Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1882, Summer Towed by DAVID BELLENTINE in Chicago & Buffalo grain trade.
1882 - 1883, Winter Rebuilt & shortened at Wolf & Davidson, Milwaukee, WI; 223.3 x 37.5 x 14.5', 1017.67 gross tons, 966.79 net tons.
1883, Apr 14 Renamed NORTHWEST.
1884, 1887 Towed by D.BELLENTINE.
1884, May 23 Collision with schooner KINGFISHER, Milwaukee.
1888, Nov 7 Owned James Corrigan et al, Cleveland, OH.
1888, Nov Aground Pilot Island, Lake Michigan.
1889, Jun 21 Salvaged from Pilot Island, repaired; owned James Reid, Detroit, MI.
1889, Jun 29 Owned Corrigan et al, Cleveland.
1890, 1893 Towed by BULGARIA.
1891, Jun 9 Stranded in smoke, Bois Blanc Island, Straits of Mackinac.
1894 Towed by AUSTRALASIA.
1897 Towed by CALEDONIA.
1898, Apr 6 Holed by ice & sunk off McGulphin Point, Straits of Mackinac.
1967, Summer Wreck discovered.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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