First Rebuild: Official Number: 83412 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 74 x 13 -- 88 tons Rebuilt: in 1879
Original dimensions unknown. Owned by H. Calcutt, Peterborough. First engine unknown, after 1876 14x30 by W. Hamilton, Peterborough. Sank in gale 09/10/78 Rice Lake, stayed on bottom until spring 1879, raised and rebuilt to 74x13x4 by J. Blundell, probably at Peterborough. Licensed for 96 passengers 1886. "Whistle-Wing" was popular name for type of wild duck. "Kingfisher" name persistent but unofficial.
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