220x42x10 Owned by Ontario & Quebec Navigation Co., to Canada Steamship Lines 1913. Built by Collingwood Shipbuilding Co and launched 07/06/11. Engines (2) 12½-18-26-40x18 by builder. Built for long route Toronto-Charlotte-Trenton-way ports-Cornwall-Montreal-Quebec. Quebec-Saguenay for C. S. L. to 1924; Toronto-Thousand Islands 1925-28. Designed to run rapids: somewhat unusual hull shape aft. Engine trouble on maiden voyage, out several weeks for overhaul. Also insufficient boiler capacity. Auxiliary boilers installed winter 1912-13 were of little use. New boilers installed 1914. Last used 1928. (Vessel was a chronic misfit.)
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