- Original Owner
- Ottawa River Navigation Co.
- Propulsion Type
- Tonnage Old Style
History and Notes
- Built for towing barges, Montreal to Ottawa.
- 1873 Large repairs; owned Hepburn Bros., Picton Ontario & Quebec Navation Co.; used as river towboat.
- 1880, Nov 6 Wrecked off highlands at Scarborough near Toronto.
- 1883 Rebuilt for passenger service at Cantin Shipyard, Montreal; 173.7x31x8.4 feet; 863 gross tons and 508 net tons; C85768 renamed ALEXANDRIA; now double decked.
- 1889 Engine replaced with 38"x120" stroke engine by Beauchamp & Sons, Sorel, Que.
- 1890, May 5 Ran on shoal Jack Straw lighthouse near Gananoque, ONT.
- 1901, May 11 Registered Picton, Ont; owned Arthur W. Hepburn; 173.7x30.6x8.6; 863.15 gross ton; 507.99 net tons; 50 hp.
- 1905, Mar 2 owned Bernard R. and James D. Hepburn.
- 1905, Apr 17 Ontario and Quebec Navigation Co. Ltg.
- 1915, Aug 3 Wrecked.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Scanner, Toronto Marine Historical Society
- Newspaper Clippings
- John O. Greenwood
- Great Lakes Register
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- Canadian Sessional Papers
- Canadian Registers
- Board of Lake Underwri
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-20 12:14:58
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