First Rebuild: Official Number: 59906 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 73 x 24 -- 86 tons Rebuilt: in 1883
73x24x8 Owned by P. Begin, Quebec. Built by G. Picard, St. Thomas Que. Engine 10x10 By Jalbert & Frere, Quebec. Wrecking schooner. Chartered March 1901 to "La Presse" newspaper to test winter navigation on river, named "LaPresse" pro tem.
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