1864, Aug 20 Launched.
1865, Jan 18 Registered St. Catharines, ONT.
1866 Owned Welland Rail Road Line; ran Oswego, NY - Welland in grain trade.
1868 Inspected Port Dalhousie; 564 gross / 494 net tons.
1871, Nov Ashore South Bay, Lake Ontario.
1872 Using wheel manufactured by Davidson & Down, Kingston Foundry, Kingston, ONT.
1881 Rebuilt Port Dalhousie, ONT by Alex Muir as steam barge, C83143; 177.2 x 28.4 x 12.2; 914.92 gross / 586.53 net tons; 50 x 34"; 200hp, low pressure engine by A. Gartshonne, Dundas, ONT (1864); capacity 30,000 bushels grain; owned Bryce Muir, Grantham, ONT.
1882, Apr 20 Owned James Sutherland & Wesley McCausland, Owen Sound, ONT, for Chicago trade.
1883 Lake Superior North Shore trade.
1884, Jun 7 Sprang leak on Welland Canal with wheat.
1886 Owned Muir Brothers, St.Catharines, ONT.
1887 Ran Duluth, MN - Kingston, ONT, grain trade.
1889 Made bulk freighter Port Dalhousie, ONT; lengthened, rebuilt; new boiler; 620 gross / 400 net tons.
1890, May Ashore near Garden Island.
1890 Cut down to steam barge, Port Dalhousie, ONT.
1894, Sep 13 Stranded North Point, Alpena, MI; bound Fort William, ONT - Kingston, ONT, 27,000 bushel wheat; wreck sold to F. W. Gilchrist & Co., Alpena, MI; raised; rebuilt by James Davidson, Bay City, MI as steam barge; 1 deck, 2 masts, 22 + 50 x 30", 785hp @ 96rpm steeple compound engine from Morrison Iron Works, Toronto, ONT; 2 scotch boilers 9 x 12' @ 97# steam by J. Hunter & Co, Toronto, ONT (1885), 172 x 32 x 12.5, 660 gross / 501 net tons.
1895, Apr 13 Canadian registry closed.
1895, May 3 Owned F. W. Gilchrist, Alpena, MI; renamed NORSEMAN.
1902, Feb 12 Documents surrendered; sold Canadian.
1902, Feb Owned N. Dyment, Barrie, ONT as NORSEMAN; C83143.
1911 Out of registery.
1912 Scuttled for age, Collins Bay.
1917 Broken up; last owned W. E. Kelsey.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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