1871, Mar 10 Launched.
1871, Apr 24 Trial trip.
1871, Apr 26 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; owned Chicago, IL; ran Chicago & Milwaukee - Traverse City, MI; cost $85,000; 75 passenger capacity.
1871 Had 23 trips to Chicago carrying 12,639,950 feet lumber, 600 bushels grain, 1,040 passengers.
1871, May 24 Grand Haven District.
1872 Grounded St. Clair flats.
1876 1182 gross tons.
1877 Triweekly trips Chicago - Traverse City.
1882 Stops at Frankfort on Chicago - Traverse City run.
1884 Broke down off Racine.
1887, May 24 Rebuilt; steel arches, 225 passenger capacity; owned Leopold & Australian, Lake Michigan & Lake Superior Transportation Co., Chicago, IL; cost $65,000; Ran Chicago - Duluth with PEERLESS & JAY GOULD; also ran Chicago - Mackinaw Island, MI.
1887, Nov New crank pin.
1889 Semiweekly trips to Mackinaw Island; carried lumber Ashland & Washburn - Chicago.
1889, Sep Damaged by heavy seas, losing rudder.
1891 Biweekly runs Chicago - Duluth, MN.
1892, Aug Broke down near Grand Island, Lake Superior; towed Marquette, MI.
1893, Jun Aground on Lin Shoal, north side of Bois Blanc Island.
1894, Aug 10 Collision with OTEGO at Duluth.
1896, Apr 13 Duluth District; same owners.
1897 Chartered by Graham & Morton for winter run Chicago - Milwaukee, WI.
1897 Superior Transportation Co., ran Chicago - Lake Superior.
1898, Feb 26 Stuck in ice at St. Joseph, MI.
1898, Apr Chartered to Graham & Morton, Lake Superior Line.
1899 New rudder.
1901 Bottom calked.
1905, Jun 15 Owned Stephen Jones, Chicago gambling syndicate; used as floating poolroom offshore Chicago with wireless to transmit racing returns.
1907, Sep 25 Owned Graham & Morton, Chicago.
1909, Oct 10 Collision with Wells St. Bridge, Chicago, damaging cabins; reduced to package freighter.
1912 Dismantled St Joseph, MI; made floating dry dock.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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