134x21x15 Owned by A. E. MacKay, Hamilton Ont. 1877 (operated as Merchants Line or Lake & River Steamship Co.); R. O. McKay, Hamilton 1886. Built by A. M. Robertson, Hamilton and launched 05/05/74. Engine 34x34 by T. Willson, Dundas Ont. Used Montreal-Upper Lakes. More staterooms added 1881. Licensed for 60 passengers 1886. Custom-House measure (pre-1877) 386t. Often used as upper lakes lighthouse tender (charter). Sunk 01/05/92 in collision with United States "Russia" in fog Rondeau Ont.
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