• Bulk Carrier
  • 20ffw 8m
  • 137ft Length
  • Mississauga Lighthouse
  • Lake Huron

BURLINGTON

Sisters DUBUQUE, QUINCY & CITY OF MADISON.

  • 1857, May Vessel launched.
  • 1857, May 12 Owned Elijah K. Bruce, Buffalo, NY.
  • 1857, Jul 16 Owned Henry Fitzhugh & Dewitt Littlejohn, Oswego, NY. 1857, Sep 19 Owned Old Oswego Line; D. C. Littlejohn, president.
  • 1859, Jun 4 Owned W. Kiep, Oswego, NY.
  • 1860, Mar 15 Owned Gibson T. Williams, Buffalo. 1860, May 25 Owned Eber W. Owen, Ann Arbor, MI. 1861, Aug Ashore Sandusky harbor, Lake Erie; released. 1862 / 1863 Major repairs.
  • 1862, Apr 15 Owned Charles C. Blodgett, Detroit, MI.
  • 1864, Apr 18 Owned C. Blodgett & George Hendrie, Detroit.
  • 1865, Apr 20 Read.measured, one deck, one mast; 137 x 25.3 x 12.5′; 460.65 gross tons. 1866 Chartered to New York & Erie Lake Line; Buffalo, NY – Chicago, IL.
  • 1868 Chartered to New York City Rail Road Line; towing in lumber trade.
  • 1871, May 12 Owned Blodgett & George Lockhart, Detroit. 1872 Owned Robert Hackett.
  • 1872, May 24 Grounded Charity Islands, Saginaw Bay, Ml, Lake Huron.
  • 1872, Nov Sunk Pelee Passage by ice; raised Dec 7 by Hackett; reduced to steam barge at Bay City: 137 x 25.3 x 12; 276 gross/ 203net tons; owned Western Coal & Dock Co., Detroit.
  • 1873, Apr 17 Owned Western Transportation & Coal Co., Detroit; Robert Hackett,
  • secretary.
  • 1875 Pulled a tow of 10,000 ton stone up Detroit & St. Clair River to Sand Beach harbor; heaviest tow of its time.
  • 1878, Apr 13 Owned Thomas Adams, Detroit.
  • 1879, Oct 20 Owned William Jenkinson, Port Huron, MI; rebuilt by Wheeler, Bay City,
  • MI.
  • 1881, May 28 Owned Port Huron Transportation Co., William Jenkinson, president. 1885, Apr 9 Spring thaw accident at Port Huron – jammed against bridge by freshet. 1886, Feb 15 Owned R. M. Burrington, Bay City, MI.
  • 1887, Apr 6 Owned R. M. Bradley et al, Bay City. 1891, Mar 18 Owned C.H. Bradley, Bay City.
  • 1894, Mar 15 Owned Gurdon K. Jackson, Bay City.
  • 1894, Apr 16 Burned in the Detroit River, sank at Sandwich (Windsor), ONT; released by Canadian Government Dec 1894.
  • 1895 Owned Stephan B. Grummond, Detroit, Grummonds Mackinac Line; raised &
  • rebuilt.
  • 1895 Burned & sank.

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