Polson Iron Works - Engine Builds, 1902

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Engine Builds




Hiawatha

Date Registered:
[ 1902/07/18 ] Official Number: [ 111936 ]
dismantled

First Registration
Name: [ HIAWATHA ] Location: [LINDSAY, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 4/1902 ] Date Registered: [ 1902/07/18 ] Official Number: [ 111936 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ J. BEAUGENEAU, LINDSAY, ONTARIO ] Built At: [ LINDSAY, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1901 ] Length: [ 48.60 ] Beam: [ 10.60 ] Depth: [ 4.00 ] Gross: [ 22.25 ] Net: [ 17.85 ]

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

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ HIGH PRESSURE ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1894 ] Built by: [W. POLSON & CO., TORONTO, ONTARIO ] Horsepower: [ 12 ] Unit Horsepower: [COMBINED ]

Boiler Information:
Built by: [THE POLSON IRON WORKS TORONTO ONTARIO ] Date: [1901 ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1937/12/31 ] Reason Closed: [DISMANTLED AND BROKEN UP ]

Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-3188, VOL. 374

Ophir

Date Registered:
[ 1902/05/12 ] Official Number: [ 112173 ]
destroyed by fire

First Registration
Name: [ OPHIR ] Location: [TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 14/1902 ] Date Registered: [ 1902/05/12 ] Official Number: [ 112173 ] First Registration: [ YES ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ MILTON PEARCE PARRY SOUND ONT. ] Built At: [ PARRY SOUND, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1902 ] Length: [ 41.80 ] Beam: [ 9.40 ] Gross: [ 11.19 ] Net: [ 7.61 ]

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

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ HIGH PRESSURE ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ UNKNOWN ] Built by: [POLSON IRON WORKS C. TORONTO ] Horsepower: [ 1.20 ] Unit Horsepower: [NOMINAL ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1919/09/02 ] Date of Reason Closed: [1919/05/27 ] Reason Closed: [TOTALLY DESTROYED BY FIRE ] Place Closed: [ PARRY SOUND HARBOUR, ONTARIO, CANADA ]

Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-7635, VOL. 484

Dawn

Date Registered:
[ 1902/05/12 ] Official Number: [ 112174 ]
destroyed by fire

First Registration
Name: [ DAWN ] Location: [TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 15/1902 ] Date Registered: [ 1902/05/12 ] Official Number: [ 112174 ] First Registration: [ YES ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ UNKNOWN ] Built At: [ TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1900 ] Length: [ 27.00 ] Beam: [ 6.50 ] Gross: [ 3.43 ] Net: [ 2.34 ]

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

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ HIGH PRESSURE ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1900 ] Built by: [POLSON IRON WK'S COY TORONTO ] Horsepower: [ 0.53 ] Unit Horsepower: [NOMINAL ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1924/01/17 ] Date of Reason Closed: [SOME YEARS AGO ] Reason Closed: [DESTROYED BY FIRE ]

Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-7635, VOL. 484

S.W. Marchment

Date Registered:
[ 1902/07/17 ] Official Number: [ 112177 ]
totally destroyed by fire

First Registration
Name: [ S.W. MARCHMENT ] Location: [TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 18/1902 ] Date Registered: [ 1902/07/17 ] Official Number: [ 112177 ] First Registration: [ YES ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ UNKNOWN ] Built At: [ UNKNOWN, Date Built: [ UNKNOWN ] Length: [ 97.00 ] Beam: [ 16.00 ] Gross: [ 88.90 ] Net: [ 60.46 ]

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

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ HIGH PRESSURE ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1892 ] Built by: [POLSON IRON WORKS TORONTO ] Horsepower: [ 2.70 ] Unit Horsepower: [NOMINAL ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1924/12/03 ] Date of Reason Closed: [SOME 15 YEARS AGO ] Reason Closed: [TOTALLY DESTROYED BY FIRE ]

Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-7635, VOL. 484