The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Traveller (Steamboat), 28 May 1844

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STEAM BOAT FOR SALE. -- At Kingston Dock Yard.
To be sold by auction, at Kingston Dock Yard, on Tuesday the 28th. of the present month, Her Majesty's Steam Vessel T R A V E L L E R, with her engines and boilers complete. The TRAVELLER is a fine fast going vessel of 352 tons, with a first rate engine of 90 horse power, and in perfect condition. She is now riding at the moorings in Nave Bay, and had a thorough calking in August last, when she was housed over: Her hold and deck have been well aired with heated stoves during the Winter months. She may be examined, and also her machinery, every day previous to the sale, (Sundays excepted) within the working week.
      The News, Kingston
      Thursday, May 9, 1844

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H. M. S. TRAVELLER. -- On Tuesday last H. M. S. TRAVELLER was put up at auction, and knocked down to Mrssrs. Chambers & Sutherland, for the sum of 2,300. The sum originally paid by the Government was about 9,000, we understand that the TRAVELLER will be immediately fitted up and placed on the lake under the command of Capt. Sutherland.
      The News, Kingston
      Thursday, May 30, 1844

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Traveller (Steamboat), 28 May 1844