Previous Registration: British (1866)
First Rebuild: Official Number: 28479 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 111 x 18 -- 219 tons Rebuilt: in 1879
Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw
111x18x10 Owned by M. Stevenson, Quebec; to W. M. Molson (Moisie River Iron Co.), Montreal 1869; to J. Burnes, Quebec 1877; to A. Fraser, Quebec 1879, 1895. Built by Wm. Denny, Dumbarton Scotland 1860. Chartered as "H. M. Surveying Vessel" at first; located site of Newfoundland end of Atlantic cable mid-1864. Arrived 08/07/67 Montreal for Iron Company: "smart little screw steamer". Trapped by ice 04/12/67 Bic Que., not released until 26/03/68. Boiler exploded 05/09/68 Montreal, 1 killed. Passenger accommodation expanded 1873. Used in passenger/freight service Montreal to Moisie River and Anticosti until 1875, then Quebec-Natashquan. Licensed for 125 passengers 1886 Wrecked 19/11/98 White Island, St. Lawrence en route Natashquan-Quebec.
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