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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Burlington

Ship owner: C.H. Bradley; Fitzhugh & Littlejohn; G.C. Blodgett; Hackett; Port Huron Trans. Co.; S. B. Grummond; Western Trans. & Coal Co.

Ship builder: D. O'Conner, Buffalo, New York

Year ship built: 1857

Final disposition: Sank off Sand Beach in Lake Huron, 1893. Salvaged, burned, Sandwich on April 16, 1894. Rebuilt in Detroit. Burned, Straits of Mackinac, August 24, 1895


Rebuilt as steam barge in 1873.



1) Fitzhugh & Littlejohn, Oswego, N.Y. ("Old Oswego Line")

2) G.C. Blodgett, Detroit, Michigan (in 1863 & 1866)

3) Hackett, Detroit, Michigan

4) Port Huron Trans. Co. (1884)

5) Western Trans. & Coal Co., Detroit, Michigan

6) C.H. Bradley, Bay City, Michigan (1891)

7) S.B. Grummond (Last owner)

Registry number: US. 2157

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Steam barge

Height: 12 ft.

Width: 25.3 ft.

Length: 137 ft.

Gross tonnage: 384

Net tonnage: 203

Materials: Wood

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