The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Edward S. Pease (Propeller), U136025, aground, 30 May 1889

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The steambarge E.S. PEASE is ashore at Port Hope. She was formerly the CALIFORNIA, built in 1873 by Robertson Bros. at Hamilton, Ontario. In 1883 she was lengthened - 900 tons. On Oct. 3, 1887 she foundered off St. Helena island, Lake Michigan, 14 lost. She was raised by Capt. Pease and rebuilt this past winter at Wheeler's shipyard in Bay City.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, June 1, 1889

The PEASE is being raised by the Underwriters. She is badly hogged amidships and rests upon a large boulder. her consort, the VICTOR, ashore at Rock Falls, is being dismantled. She is split open from stem to stern and is a total loss.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, June 5, 1889

The E.S. PEASE was got off the beach and was brought here by the tug SPENCER. She will be towed to Ashtabula for repairs.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, June 7, 1889
      Steam screw EDWARD S. PEASE.* U.S. No. 136025. Of 721.02 tons gross; 548.34 tons net. Built 1873 at Port Dalhousie, Ont. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 167.5 x 26.2 x 18.7
* formerly British steam screw CALIFORNIA.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1892

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.94084 Longitude: -82.71271
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Edward S. Pease (Propeller), U136025, aground, 30 May 1889