First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 135 x 20 -- -150 tons Rebuilt: Portsmouth, Ontario, Canada in 1846
135x20x6 (width over paddle boxes 31') Owned by O. S. Gildersleeve, Kingston. Built by Kingston Marine Railway and launched 22/12/41. First engine from "Sir James Kempt"; after 1853 36x72 by Kingston Foundry. Used mostly on Bay of Quinte. Collided with "Novelty" 27/04/54 Bath, Ont., beached. Sank 01/06/55 head of Galops Rapids, taken to Hatter's Bay (Portsmouth) and abandoned. Engine salvaged 1863.
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