Approx. 180x24. Owned by Macpherson & Crane, Montreal; J. Hamilton, Kingston 1842. Built by Hale, Coteau du Lac Que. 1840. Engines (2) by Ward & Brush, Montreal. 132" stroke, to second "Highlander". Upper St. Lawrence mail steamer. First vessel through new Cornwall Canal about 28/11/42. Stranded late November 1843 Lancaster Ont., on shore some time. First commercial transit of new Beauharnois Canal 11/10/45. Increased accommodations winter 1845-46: new staterooms on deck and new promenade deck. Stern "rounded off" to fit Beauharnois locks.
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