Polson Iron Works - Engine Builds, 1885

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



Ripple

Date Registered:
[ 1885/04/05 ] Official Number: [ 90522 ]
Lost

First Registration
Name: [ RIPPLE ] Location: [CHATHAM, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 1/1885 ] Date Registered: [ 1885/04/05 ] Official Number: [ 90522 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ HENRY TAYLOR, CHATHAM, ONT. ] Built At: [ CHATHAM, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1884/09/20 ] Length: [ 43.60 ] Beam: [ 10.00 ] Depth: [ 3.90 ] Gross: [ 14.93 ] Net: [ 11.48 ]

Vessel Description:
Deck: [ ONE ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [ROUND ] Gallery: [NONE ] Figure: [ NO ] Frame: [ WOOD ] Propulsion: [ STEAM SCREW ] Number of Masts: [ NONE ] Type of Rig: [ NONE ]

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ HIGH PRESSURE ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1884 ] Built by: [WM. POLSON & CO. TORONTO, ONT. ] Horsepower: [ 32 ] Unit Horsepower: [COMBINED ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1905/01/03 ] Date of Reason Closed: [1904/10 ] Reason Closed: [LOST ]

Source of Data N.A.C., RG-42, C-2470, VOL. 450


Vessel Description:

Mermaid

Date Registered:
[ 11/1885 ] Official Number: [ 90695 ]

First Registration
Name: [ MERMAID ] Location: [ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 11/1885 ] Official Number: [ 90695 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ H.G. & L.C. MACKLENE, CHIPPEWA ] Built At: [ CHIPPEWA, Date Built: [ 1885 ] Length: [ 36.00 ] Beam: [ 7.50 ] Depth: [ 5.00 ] Gross: [ 15.05 ] Net: [ 10.25 ]

Vessel Description:
Deck: [ QUARTER ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [ROUND ] Gallery: [NIL ] Figure: [ NO ] Frame: [ WOOD ] Propulsion: [ STEAM SCREW ] Number of Masts: [ NIL ] Type of Rig: [ NIL ]

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ HIGH PRESSURE ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1885 ] Built by: [WILLIAM POLSON & CO., TORONTO ] Horsepower: [ 8.00 ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1886/06/04 ] Remark: [THE ENGINE AND BOILER HAVE BEEN TAKEN OUT OF THIS YACHT AND PUT INTO THE YACHT "ADRILONA" OF THIS PORT. ]

Source of Data N.A.C., MG-40 D3 B.T., B-3718, 1885, VOL. 3 - ST. CATHARINES


D. Foster

Date Registered:
[ 1885/03/04 ] Official Number: [ 90552 ]

First Registration
Name: [ D. FOSTER ] Location: [PORT BURWELL, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 1/1885 ] Date Registered: [ 1885/03/04 ] Official Number: [ 90552 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ DAVID FOSTER ] Built At: [ PORT BURWELL, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1885 ] Length: [ 48.00 ] Beam: [ 13.00 ] Depth: [ 6.00 ] Gross: [ 40.40 ] Net: [ 31.10 ]

Vessel Description:
Deck: [ ONE ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [ROUND ] Gallery: [NONE ] Figure: [ NO ] Frame: [ WOOD ] Propulsion: [ STEAM SCREW ] Number of Masts: [ NONE ] Type of Rig: [ NONE ]

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ HIGH PRESSURE ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1885 ] Built by: [WILLIAM POLSON ] Horsepower: [ 10.00 ] Unit Horsepower: [NOMINAL ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1887/10/19 ] Date of Reason Closed: [1887/09/10 ] Reason Closed: [BURNED ] Place Closed: [ PORT BURWELL, ONTARIO, CANADA ]

Source of Data N.A.C., RG-42, C-2435, VOL. 210


Ivey Alderson

Date Registered:
[ 1885/05/27 ] Official Number: [ 85473 ]
Vessel lengthened

First Registration
Name: [ IVEY ALDERSON ] Location: [PORT DOVER, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 1/1885 ] Date Registered: [ 1885/05/27 ] Official Number: [ 85473 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ WILLIAM MURRAY ALDERSON PORT DOVER ] Built At: [ PORT DOVER, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1885/05 ] Length: [ 52.00 ] Beam: [ 11.84 ] Depth: [ 5.00 ] Gross: [ 30.06 ] Net: [ 20.44 ]

Vessel Description:
Deck: [ ONE ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [ROUND ] Gallery: [NONE ] Stem: [ PLAIN ] Frame: [ WOOD ] Propulsion: [ STEAM ]

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ HIGH PRESSURE ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1885 ] Built by: [WM. POLSON & CO TORONTO ] Horsepower: [ 25.00 ] Unit Horsepower: [COMBINED ]

Closing Information
Reason Closed: [IN CONSEQUENCE OF THE VESSEL BEING LENGTHENED ] Remark: [SEE PAGE 23. ]

Source of Data N.A.C., RG-42, C-1213, VOL. 226