Polson Iron Works Ships Built 1907

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
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Ship Builds


MORNING STAR

Date Registered:
[ 1907/08/29 ] Official Number: [ 107424 ]
sunk and abandoned
Mills List #3820

First Registration
Name: [ MORNING STAR ] Location: [BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 2/1907 ] Date Registered: [ 1907/08/29 ] Official Number: [ 107424 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ POLSON IRON WORKS LD. ] Built At: [ TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1907/07 ] Length: [ 95.50 ] Beam: [ 12.50 ] Depth: [ 5.00 ] Gross: [ 72.25 ] Net: [ 39.22 ].

Vessel Description:
Deck: [ ONE ] Type: [ CARVEL. LAPPED PLATE ] Stern: [ILLEGIBLE ] Gallery: [NONE ] Stem: [ PLAIN ] Frame: [ STEEL ] Propulsion: [ STEAM SHIP - SCREW ] Number of Masts: [ NONE ] Type of Rig: [ NONE ]. Steel yacht.

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ TRIPLE EXPANSION ] Number of Engines: [1 ] Date Built: [ 1907 ] Built by: [POLSON IRON WORKS CO. LTD. TORONTO ] Horsepower: [ ILLEGIBLE ] Unit Horsepower: [ILLEGIBLE ]
Engine 9 - 13 - 20 x 11.

Owned by:
Sir Clifford Sifton, Ottawa, 1917, 1921;
D.W. Munro, Gananoque 1928.

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1947/05/23 ] Reason Closed: [SUNK & ABANDONED ]

Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-2471, VOL. 236, Mills List Update #3820

ROBERVAL

Date Registered:
[ 1907/08/27 ] Official Number: [ 125972 ]
transferred
Mills List Update #4731

First Registration
Name: [ ROBERVAL ] Location: [TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 16/1907 ] Date Registered: [ 1907/08/27 ] Official Number: [ 125972 ] First Registration: [ YES ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ POLSON IRON WORK'S LIMITED ] Built At: [ TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1907 ] Length: [ 128.00 ] Beam: [ 24.00 ] Gross: [ 343.53 ] Net: [ 157.00 ]

Vessel Description:
Deck: [ ONE ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [ELLIPTIC ] Gallery: [NONE ] Stem: [ PLAIN ] Frame: [ STEEL ] Propulsion: [ STEAM SCREW ] Number of Masts: [ NONE ] Type of Rig: [ NONE ]. Steel cargo vessel.

First Engine:
12 - 26 x 18. Type of Engine: [ FORE & AFT COMPOUND ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1907 ] Built by: [POLSON IRON WORK'S LT. TORONTO ] Horsepower: [ 7.30[N] 75.00[I] ] Unit Horsepower: [N.H.P. & I.H.P. ]

Owned by:
La Cie. du Nord, Chicoutimi, 1909;
Hall & Eligh Ltd. 1910, 1916

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1907/12/05 ] Date of Reason Closed: [1907/12/05 ] Reason Closed: [TRANSFERRED ] Place Closed: [ MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA ]
Mills List says: sank September 26, 1916 near Oswego, N.Y., 2 killed.

Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-7635, VOL. 484. Mills List Update #4731

BESSIE BUTLER

Date Registered:
1908/07/08 ] Official Number: [ 122564 ], Mills Number: [ 005630 ]

First Registration Name:
[ BESSIE BUTLER ] Location: [PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO, CANADA ]

Original Building Information Built At: [ PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1907 ] Length: [ 78.00 ] Beam: [ 17.60 ] Depth: [ 7.50 ] Gross: [ 76.99 ] Net: [ 52.36 ]

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

Addendum (Mills List)
Bessie Butler; 78 x 18 x 8 Owned by Dominion Government; to A. Beauchemin, Montreal 1945; La Cie. de Sable Ltée., Quebec 1950. Fabricated by Polson Iron Works, Toronto. Launched 01/10/07.

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: Place Closed: [ MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA ], [1950 ] Reason Closed: [ Abandoned ]

Source of Data N.A.C., RG-42, C-3191, VOL. 432 and Mills List.