174x26x11 (width over paddle boxes 44') Owned by Molson; to E. C. French, Cornwall 1852. Built by Shea & Merritt, Montreal and launched 22/05/52. Engine 45x126 by St. Mary's Foundry, Montreal. Used on Lake Ontario. Destroyed by fire 30/04/53 near Kingston, 28 killed. Caused by spark from own stack.
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