Date Built: 1846
Builders: C. Worth, C.L. Gager, in Detroit
Construction: Wood sidewheel steamer, passenger/package freight Owners: C.L. Gager, Sheldon McKnight
Dimensions: 202 x 29 x 12
669 ton
Cargo: passengers,misc cargo

Condition: Widly scattered through out Albany Bay.

Location: South of Presque Isle Harbor, keel in 5' of water behind shoal in middle of bay. Approach only with local knowledge!

Depth: 6'

Date of Loss: 1853, Nov 26

GPS: N45 19.415 W83 27.572

Type of Loss: Grounded in storm

Loss of Life: None
Co-ordinates are informational only, they maybe inaccurate and should

Making for the shelter of Presque Isle harbor, she was driven over a bar by a tremendous gale. Plans were made to haul her back across, but she was destroyed by another storm before they could be realized. 200 passengers & crew came ashore in her boats. Bound Soo to Detroit. Propeller NIAGARA also reported to have helped rescue her people. Her boiler and most of her machinery was recovered in Nov, 1854.

1846 Enrolled Detroit, MI.
1847 Sold to Michigan Central R. R. Co.
1847 At Mackinac with broken shaft.
1848-52 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo to Chicago.
1852 Detroit to Mackinac; owned Sheldon McKnight, Detroit.
1853, Nov 25 Stranded

Sources: Labadie, Swayze