Polson Iron Works - Engine Builds, 1878

These "Engine Builds" pages list the ships whose registration shows that Polson engines were used.
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Engine Builds



Fairy

Date Registered:
[ 1878/08/05 ] Official Number: [ 71264 ]
supposed to have been broken up

First Registration
Name: [ FAIRY ] Location: [COBOURG, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 2/1878 ] Date Registered: [ 1878/08/05 ] Official Number: [ 71264 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ CORNELIUS DELANY, HARWOOD, ONTARIO ] Built At: [ HARWOOD, TOWNSHIP OF HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1878/04/29 ] Length: [ 52.60 ] Beam: [ 10.10 ] Depth: [ 7.70 ] Gross: [ 23.06 ] Net: [ 14.65 ]

Vessel Description:
Deck: [ ONE ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [OVAL ] Gallery: [NONE ] Figure: [ NO ] Frame: [ OAK ] Propulsion: [ STEAMSHIP BY SCREW ] Number of Masts: [ NONE ] Type of Rig: [ STEAMER ]

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ UPRIGHT HIGH PRESSURE ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1878 ] Built by: [WILLIAM POLSON, COBOURG ] Horsepower: [ 20 ] Unit Horsepower: [COMBINED ]

Closing Information
Date of Reason Closed: [1912/01/29 ] Reason Closed: [SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN BROKEN UP - REGISTRY NOTED ] ,

Source of Data N.A.C., RG-42, C-3184, VOL. 204; MG-40 D3 B.T., B-3716, 1878, VOL. 1 - COBOURG