Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1865) as Bonnie Boat
111x18x7 Owned by G. McAulay, Southampton Ont., to Rumball & Parsons, Goderich 1866; to J. Detlor, Goderich 1867; to J. G. Thomson, Penetanguishene 1868. Built by J. M. Keating, Sandusky Ohio. Used on Lake Huron connecting with Great Western Railway at Sarnia. Called "Bonnie Margaret" in "Globe" ads 1865! Steering gear disabled, blown onto pier Kincardine 14/10/69, beached and broke up. (Wreck list in "Sessional Papers", often inaccurate, says Southampton, but Kincardine confirmed by newspapers)
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