First Rebuild: Official Number: 73086 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 185 x 28 -- 678 tons Rebuilt: Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1886
202x29x8 (width over paddle boxes 48') Owned by Ottawa River Navigation Co.; to Empress Navigation Co. 1920. Built by White, Ottawa and launched 16/05/72. Engine 38x120 by G. Brush, Montreal. Licensed for 800 passengers 1886, 1914. Badly damaged by fire 09/06/85 Montebello: upper works destroyed and vessel scuttled to save. Rebuilt to 185x28x8 Montreal 1886.
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