Polson Iron Works - Engine Builds, 1888

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




Alberta

Date Registered:
[ 1888/07/09 ] Official Number: [ 88247 ]
Sank.

First Registration
Name: [ ALBERTA ] Location: [DESERONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 2/1888 ] Date Registered: [ 1888/07/09 ] Official Number: [ 88247 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ WILLIAM EVANS, DESERONTO, ONTARIO ] Built At: [ DESERONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1888 ] Length: [ 65.00 ] Beam: [ 30.00 ] Depth: [ 4.00 ] Gross: [68.00] Net: [ 62.00 ]

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

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ HIGH PRESSURE ] Number of Engines: [TWO ] Date Built: [ 1888 ] Built by: [POLSON ENGINE CO., TORONTO ] Horsepower: [ 30 ] Unit Horsepower: [COMBINED ]

Closing Information
Date of Reason Closed: [1899/07/21 ] Reason Closed: [SANK ] Place Closed: [ IN SEVENTY FIVE FEET OF WATER ... OPPOSITE ILLEGIBLE IN THE BAY OF QUINTE., ONTARIO, CANADA ]

Source of Data N.A.C., RG-42, C-2470, VOL. 223


Dawn

Date Registered:
[ 1888/05/03 ] Official Number: [ 90820 ]
pulled up on shore and abandoned.

First Registration
Name: [ DAWN ] Location: [PORT HOPE, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 4/1888 ] Date Registered: [ 1888/05/03 ] Official Number: [ 90820 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ B.M. EDEN ] Built At: [ LAKEFIELD, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1888 ] Length: [ 48.00 ] Beam: [ 10.40 ] Depth: [ 6.50 ] Gross: [ 20.20 ] Net: [ 15.40 ]

Vessel Description:
Deck: [ ONE ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [ROUND ] Gallery: [NONE ] Stem: [ NONE ] Frame: [WOOD] Propulsion: [ STEAM SCREW ] Number of Masts: [ NONE ] Type of Rig: [ NONE ]

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ UPRIGHT ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1888 ] Built by: [POLSON & CO, TORONTO ] Horsepower: [ 10.10 ] Unit Horsepower: [COMBINED ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1920/04/13 ] Date of Reason Closed: [ABOUT 6 YEARS AGO ] Reason Closed: [VESSEL PULLED UP ON SHORE ... AND ABANDONED ]

Source of Data N.A.C., MG-40 D3 B.T., B-3719, 1888, VOL. 2 - PORT HOPE


Verbena May

Date Registered:
[ 1888/09/13 ] Official Number: [ 94913 ]
her engine being now used in a saw mill. Her hull rotted on shore.

First Registration
Name: [ VERBENA MAY ] Location: [SAUGEEN, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 3/1888 ] Date Registered: [ 1888/09/13 ] Official Number: [ 94913 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ JAMES TRIMBLE ] Built At: [ SAUGEEN, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1888 ] Length: [ 30.00 ] Beam: [ 8.30 ] Depth: [ 2.60 ] Gross: [ 4.78 ] Net: [ 3.25 ]

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

Remeasuring Information
Date: [ 1896/06/25 ] Length: [ 38.00 ] Beam: [ 12.00 ] Depth: [ 4.60 ] Gross: [ 16.49 ] Net: [11.22]

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ HIGH PRESSURE ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1888 ] Built by: [POLSON IRON WORKS CO. TORONTO, ONT ] Horsepower: [ 8.00 ] Unit Horsepower: [COMBINED ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1937/12/28 ] Reason Closed: [DISMANTLED ] Remark: [HER ENGINE BEING NOW USED IN A SAW MILL. HER HULL ROTTED ON THE SHORE. ]

Source of Data N.A.C., RG-42, C-2058, VOL. 443


Ranger

Date Registered:
[ 6/1888 ] Official Number: [ 94841 ]
beached and hull used for fire wood.

First Registration
Name: [ RANGER ] Location: [WINDSOR, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 6/1888 ] Official Number: [ 94841 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ WILSON JENKING WALKERVILLE ONT ] Built At: [ WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1888 ] Length: [ 44.40 ] Beam: [ 7.50 ] Depth: [ 3.70 ] Gross: [ 7.56 ] Net: [ 5.14 ]

Vessel Description:
Deck: [ NONE OPEN ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [ROUND ] Gallery: [NONE ] Stem: [ PLAIN ] Frame: [ WOOD ] Propulsion: [ STEAM YACHT SCREW ] Number of Masts: [ NONE ] Type of Rig: [ NONE ]

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ UPRIGHT H.P. ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1887 ] Built by: [POLSON & CO. TORONTO ] Horsepower: [ 5.00 ] Unit Horsepower: [COMBINED ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1921/01/26 ] Reason Closed: [BEACHED AND HULL USED FOR FIREWOOD ] Place Closed: [ SANDWICH, ONTARIO, CANADA ]

Source of Data N.A.C., MG-40 D3 B.T., B-3719, 1888, VOL. 3 - WINDSOR


Herbert M

Date Registered:
[ 1888/11/28 ] Official Number: [ 92736 ] First Registration: [ YES ]
dismantled and destroyed.

First Registration
Name: [ HERBERT M ] Location: [TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 13/1888 ] Date Registered: [ 1888/11/28 ] Official Number: [ 92736 ] First Registration: [ YES ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ WILLIAM R. SIMPSON ] Built At: [ RUSSELL POINT HOLLOW LAKE, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1887 ] Length: [ 43.00 ] Beam: [ 10.20 ] Gross: [ 25.98 ] Net: [17.67]

Vessel Description:
Deck: [ ONE ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [ROUND ] Gallery: [NONE ] Stem: [ PLAIN ] 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: [ 1886 ] Built by: [POLSON IRON WORKS, TORONTO ] Horsepower: [ 5.00 ] Unit Horsepower: [COMBINED ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1908/10/22 ] Date of Reason Closed: [1908/10/19 ] Reason Closed: [DISMANTLED & DESTROYED ] Place Closed: [ GRAVENHURST, ONTARIO, CANADA ]

Source of Data N.A.C., RG-42, C-3192, VOL. 453