125x16x9 Owned by Egan & Aumond 1846; Union Forwarding Co., Ottawa 1857, 1867. Built by W. Parkyn, Fitzroy Que. and launched September 1846. Fabricated by St. Mary's Foundry, Montreal, parts delivered by sleigh. Ran on shoal on second trip, stayed five weeks until experts arrived from Montreal to refloat. On next trip holed and beached Victoria Island. Stranded several times each season at first as no channel marked. Struck rock mid-June 1851, out for six weeks. Last used 1875; "ashore with a broken back" 1877.
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