1874 - 1886 Operated between Buffalo, New York & Chicago, Illinois
1876, March 22 989.76 net tons
1881, May Collided with schooner JOSEPH PAIGE in thick weather,
1882, November 28 Collided with steambarge WALLACE on Lake Michigan
1883, May 30 Struck Chicago pier in heavy weather, Lake Michigan
1886 Cut down to single decker & went into coarse freight trade
1886, November 5 Owned Joseph C. Gilchrist, Vermillion, Ohio, et.al.
1887 Stranded with heavy damage, South Manitou, Michigan, Lake Michigan
1887, November 21 Ran on rocks near Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
Lake Michigan; released
1888 1 firebox boiler; 9.5 x 17', M.Riter Boiler Works, Buffalo
1889 Chartered Ogdensburg Transit Company
1890, October 1 Aground near Buffalo, Lake Erie
1892, November 6 Narrowly escaped foundering on Lake Michigan; towed
to Escanaba, Michigan by steamer JOHN CRAIG
1894, March 28 Owned Alexander Gilchrist, Vermilion, et.al.
1895, August 17 Fire broke out of oil room at Escanaba & did $5,000
1896, November 12 Ashore Biddle's Point, Michigan, Lake Michigan;
released & taken to St.Ignace, Michigan
1897, March 26 Owned Lake Shore Transit Company, Vermillion
1898, September 30 Sprung leak & beached on Whitefish Point, Michigan,
1899, June 7 Stranded South Manitou Island, Lake Michigan; released &
1903, April 20 Owned Gilchrist Transportation Company, Mentor, Ohio
1903, July 22 Sunk in collision with TURRET COURT off Harbor Beach,
Michigan, Lake Huron
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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