Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1865)
115x39x11 Owned by J. Norris, St. Catharines 1866, 1869; to A. C. Thompson, Barrie 1871; to J. L. Burton, Barrie 1880, 1885; Georgian Bay Wood Supply Co., Barrie 1895; Playfair & Co., Midland 1896, 1901; Midland Towing & Wrecking Co. 1905. Built by Peck & Mathers, Cleveland Ohio 1864. Steam barge, often towed "dumb barge" in early years. Damaged by fire 16/12/96 Midland, scuttled to save hull. Destroyed by fire 30/09/07 Shawanaga Bay, Georgian Bay.
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