The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 28, 1855

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p.2 The Reindeer - A fine new barque for ocean navigation, bearing the above name, arrived at this port last night for the first time. She has been built by the Messrs. Hayes, at Coldwater, a few miles from Georgian Bay, and has just come down the lakes via the Welland Canal. She measures 474 tons, and will class A-1 at Lloyd's for seven years. The following are her dimensions: Length on deck, 138 feet; length of keel, 133 feet; breadth extreme, 26 feet 3 inches; depth of hold amidships, 12 feet 10 inches; depth of hold forward, 13 feet 9 inches; depth of hold aft, 13 feet 2 inches. The Reindeer is on her way to London, England, where she will be offered for sale. She has on board two thirds of her cargo, consisting of a lot of walnut logs and staves, shipped by Mr. Pierson of Chatham, which are intended for the English market. She is expected to sail about Monday week next, and has cabin accommodation for 6 or 8 passengers. The Reindeer is commanded by Capt. McWatt, and is now lying at Tinning's wharf, beside her sister, the City of Toronto. [Globe]

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 28, 1855