146x24x10 Owned by J. Hamilton, Kingston; Messrs. Ives 1837, 1840. Built by R. Hamilton, Queenston; launched inadvertently 30/04/25 when ice jam raised water level so that vessel floated off cribs herself. Engine by Ward Bros., Montreal, to "Caroline Ives". Lake Ontario mail steamer to 1835, then towboat. Boiler exploded 12/05/27 Niagara. Largest vessel to use new Burlington Beach canal early 1830: "scraped a little".
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