1878                                       Nyack                                               1932

Wooden Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Buffalo NY by Union Dry Dock Co., Hull 11
Launched May 28, 1878

253’ LBP, 33’ beam, 17’6” depth
4 decks, coal-fired boiler, 2 steeple compound engines, 750 IHP

Enrolled at Buffalo NY June 17, 1878 (#81)
231.0 x 33.0 x 14.7, 1257.35 tons (1024.85 NT 1882)     US 130125     to:
Union Steamboat Co., Buffalo NY (home port Buffalo NY)

Sold 1894 to Edward G. Crosby et al., Muskegon MI
(Edward G. Crosby ½, Joseph A. Hitchcock ¼, Robert B. Rice ¼)

Transferred to Crosby Transportation Co. 

Shortened and deepened 1999 at Milwaukee WI by Burger & Burger

Burned Dec 30, 1915 while preparing for winter layup at Muskegon MI

Hull towed to Sturgeon Bay WI and rebuilt to barge

No change in dimensions or tonnage.  Vessel continued to be carried as a steam vessel in Merchant Vessels of the United States through 1932

Sold 1920 to Finn-Olsen Freighting Co., Marinette WI

Hull sold 1932 for use as a dock at Summer Island, Green Bay

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Nov 1954 (#59)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 313






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