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Island Queen (Steamboat), 1 May 1846


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WOLFE ISLAND FERRY
      THE NEW STEAMER " I S L A N D Q U E E N " Capt. Ives.
      Will ply regulary between Kingston & Wolfe Island, touching at
      Garden Island. (until further notice.)
      The News, Kingston
      Thursday, May 14, 1846




Folio I
Register Number 4
Description: Steam-Boat
Name: ISLAND QUEEN
Where she belongs: Kingston
Tons: 47 tons burden
Masters name: Hiram Ives
When Built : 1845/6
Where Built: Kingston
Builders Name & Date of Certificate: Lewis Ives of Kingston, Jan. 6, 1847
Description of Vessel-
      Length 88 feet & 4/10th.
      Breadth 10 feet & 1/10th.
      Depth of Hold 5 feet & 7/10th.
      Masts: Nil.
      Square or Round Stern Square
      Carvel or Clinker Built: Carvel
      Bowsprit: No bowsprit
      Figure-Head: No Figure-Head
      Decks: One, no Quarter Galleries
      Engine Room: 42 feet Length - 26 tons
Subscribing Owners: John Ives & George Ives sole owners, sold vessel dated 31st. March 1847 to Alexander McDonald & Alexander Campbell both of the City of Kingston, who in turn sold to John Counter also of Kingston dated March 13th. I848
      Port of Kingston, Ontario
      Shipping Register, 1846 to 1853


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Newspaper
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new steam ferry
Date of Original:
1846
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Local identifier:
McN.E.6517
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Island Queen (Steamboat), 1 May 1846