White Wings Vol II. Founding Of The Provinces And Old-Time Shipping. Passenger Ships From 1840 To 1885
Royal Albert, 662 tons, Captain Norris, sailed November 5th, 1852, arrived March 6th. The ship was of a peculiar construction, drawing a great depth of water (over 18 feet) in proportion to her tonnage. She was unable to sail up the harbour past the native village until her cargo had been discharged. Passengers, 120.