125x25x5 Owned by Hudson's Bay Co., to J. A. Mara 1875. Built by J. Trahey, Savona B. C. ("Foot of Shuswap Lake") and launched 10/05/66. Engines (2) 16x54 by Spratt & Kriemler, Victoria, to "Peerless". (Sternwheel) First trip on Shuswap Lake 27/05/66 "without cabins and deck sidings". Intended for "the Big Bend Trade", made only a few trips then laid up owing to failure of Big Bend mines. Laid up much of the time 1869-74. To be used in telegraph line construction 1875. Wrecked October 1877 near Kamloops. Apparently never registered.
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