Bowling Green State University has a comprehensive database about Great Lakes vessels, including a lot of detail about the history of the Sialia. The copyrighted materials owned by Bowling Green State University cannot be reproduced here, but here are some choice bits of info: To see the full information at BGSU (including a nice photo), follow this link:
Enter 'sialia' in the "Vessel Name" field, and press Enter. Note: If you have any problem with this link or accessing this information, please let us know, and feel free to contact us for help.