1873, Apr 24 Launched Springwells, MI, near Detroit; sister to WILLIAM H. BARNUM.
1873, Jun 7 Enrolled Detroit; on ore, coal & grain trade.
1873, Jun 10 First cargo to Lake Superior.
1874 Ten round trips, Lake Superior.
1874, Jun Aground Point au Pelee.
1874, Oct Aground Detroit River.
1875, Jun On rocks east of Detroit light.
1875, Sep 8 Aground Neebish Rapids, St. Mary's River.
1876, Oct 9 Aground Waiska Bay, Lake Superior.
1879, May Aground Peche Island; released.
1879, Jun Aground Escanaba.
1880, Aug 9 Owned John B. Merrill et al, Milwaukee; towed C.N.JOHNSON in Lake Superior ore trade.
1881, Sep 19 Collision with schooner E. SCOVILLE at Leland, Lake Michigan.
1883, Apr Inspected.
1885, Apr 30 Rebuilt; 1204.18 gross / 1038.1 net tons; 3 masts, 2000 ton capacity
1887 Towed barges J.B.MERRILL & GRACE HOLLAND; ran Milwaukee - Buffalo, NY.
1889 Repaired Milwaukee, WI.
1890, Feb 13 Owned Thomas Jones et al, Cleveland, OH; towed NELSON BLOOM.
1892, Oct 10 Waterlogged at Duncan Bay following collision with whaleback PILLSBURY in Straits.
1893, Mar 9 Owned C.E. Benham et al, Cleveland; in ore trade.
1894 Towed barge RICHARDS.
1894, Sep 1 Aground, Pt. Pelee.
1895 Towed barge QUEEN CITY.
1897, Apr 27 Owned Charles A. Behnam et al, Cleveland.
1897, Nov 29 Burned, Escanaba, MI.
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