First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 262 x 33 -- 2068 tons Rebuilt: in 1899
262x33x9 Owned by Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co.. Built by Bartley & Gilbert, Montreal and launched 17/11/60; much cabin work completed by D. & J. McCarthy, Sorel that winter. Engines (2) 60x96 by Bartley & Gilbert, Montreal; re-engined 1894 by Bertram Engine Works, Toronto (details lacking). In original installation, boilers under engines. Used Montreal-Quebec, Quebec-Saguenay after c1900. Licensed for 800 passengers 1886. "On a different construction from any of the river steamers. It is of the clipper build" ("Globe" 1860) "Extra upper deck" added 1868.
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