167x34x9 Owned by John Irving. Built by A. Watson, Victoria 1881. Engines (2) 20x60 by Risdon Iron Works, San Francisco (from "Royal City", to "R. P. Rithet"). Sternwheel. Destroyed by fire on second trip 29/09/81 Hope B. C.; spontaneous combustion in hay cargo.
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