Designed by Frank E. Kirby
Buil 1889 at Wyandotte, Mich.
Hull, Composite, built by the Detroit Dry Dock Comp'y Length keel, 280 feet; over all 299 feet; extreme beam 42 feet; depth of hold 22 feet 6 inches
Engine, triple expansion, constructed by the Frontier Iron Works, Detroit Diameter of cylinders 20 1/2, 33 and 55 inches by 42 inches stroke
Boilers, two, of steel, built by the Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo Each 12 feet in diameter of cylinder by 11 feet in length; working pressure 160 lbs steam to square inch.
Wheel, four blades, 12 1/2 feet in diameter, 14 feet pitch
Tonnage 2134.38 Gross 1622.34 Net
A large and substantially built steamer of the Great Lakes. Owned by the "Percheron Steam Navigation Company," and used in the ore, coal, grain and package freight carrying trade. Capacity 3000 tons.