Polson Iron Works - Engine Builds, 1895

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



Dortha (later Ramona)

Date Registered:
Date Registered: [ 1895/07/12 ] Official Number: [ 100397 ]
Broken up and dismantled

First Registration
Name: [ DORTHA ] Location: [ BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registration: [ 1/1895 ] Date Registered: [ 1895/07/12 ] Official Number: [ 100397 ]

Second Registration
Name: [ RAMONA ] Date: [ 1909/08/21 ] Location: [BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 2/1908 ] Date Registered: [ 1908/09/22 ] Official Number: [ 100397 ] First Registration: [ NO ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ W. & A. JOHNSTON, HAMILTON, ONT. ] Built At: [ HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1894 ]

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

First Rebuilding Data:
Rebuilt By: [ WM. ROBINSON, HUNTSVILLE, ONT ] Location: [ HUNTSVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date: [ 1908 ] Length: [ 77.40 ] Beam: [ 19.00 ] Depth: [ 5.00 ] Gross: [ 102.16 ] Net: [ 83.26 ]

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ STEEPLE COMPOUND ] Number of Engines: [ 1 ] Date Built: [ 1907 ] Built by: [POLSON IRON WORKS, TORONTO, ONT. ] Horsepower: [ 8.17 ] Unit Horsepower: [N.H.P. ]

Boiler Information:
Type of Boiler: [ STEEL BOILER 122# ] Number of Boilers: [ 1 ] Built by: [UNKNOWN ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1941/04/18 ] Reason Closed: [BROKEN UP AND DISMANTLED ]

Source of Data N.A.C., RG-42, C-2471, VOL. 236