90x12x5 Owned by Peoples Forwarding Line 1844; Pioneer Steamboat Co. 1845; Mason & Farlinger 1846; J. de Philippe & J. E. Gingras, Quebec 1847. Built by A. Cantin, Montreal 1842. Engine 16x48 by W. Parkyn, Montreal. Used on Montreal-Ottawa-Kingston triangle to 1847, then short runs from Quebec. Back to Rideau 1854.
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