Polson Iron Works Ships Built 1888

These are the ships built by Polson Iron Works in this year.
The sources of information for each ship (National Archives of Canada, N.A.C., Mills List, etc.),
are listed, along with other information, specifications, engine information and
links to a ship's 'Story,' if we have it.
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Ship Builds


CITY OF CHATHAM

Mills List
(1022) 126 x 29 x 9

Owned by
Chatham Navigation Co. 1895, 1907;
to St. Joe Island & Sault Line Ltd. 1909.

Built by
Polson Iron Works, Toronto and launched 21/05/88.

Engine
18-31x24 by builder.

Vessel Description
Ferry

Used:
Chatham-Detroit, then Pelee Island Ferry from September 1908.
Licensed for 550 passengers 1914.