The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Queen Victoria (Steamboat), 1 Apr 1838

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LAUNCH -- The QUEEN VICTORIA was launched at Niagara, Built by Mr. Gilkinson for Mr. Lockhart. to be commanded by Capt. Thomas Dick
      British Colonist
      April 5, 1838

      A new steam-boat has lately been committed to its destined element, at Niagara; the lady of Captain Melvile performed the ceremony of anointing the youthful sovereign of the lakes, and hailing her by the style and title of QUEEN VICTORIA. She is to be under the command of Captain Dick.
      Western Herald & Farmer's Magazine
      Tuesday, April 17, 1838
THE QUEEN VICTORIA STEAMER. -- The Niagara Dock Company is making progress in the science of steam engines. The editor had a trip on the new boat of James Lockhart's built at the Niagara Dock Co., under the superintendant of naval architect, Mr. Gilkison, and her engines were fitted up by their engineer Mr. Lorve, named VICTORIA, Capt Dick her Commander, has a 50 horse power engine.
      St. Catharines Journal
      August 2, 1838

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Queen Victoria (Steamboat), 1 Apr 1838