Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1862)
First Rebuild: Official Number: 83441 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 143 x 27 -- 380 tons Rebuilt: in 1878
143x27x7 Owned by Hudson's Bay Co., to Canadian Pacific Navigation Co. 1883. Built by Curry & Doling, San Francisco 1861. Engine 30x72 by Fletcher Harrison & Co., Hoboken N.J. Usually Vancouver Island ferry; occasional voyages north. Stranded about 25/04/63 Bute Inlet, out for two months. Walking beam broke 27/10/82 between Victoria and New Westminster causing explosion. Sunk in collision with "R. P. Rithet" 28/07/85 Cadboro Bay, 2 killed.
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