Polson Iron Works - Ship Builds, 1909

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.
If you know anything that we don't, please get in touch. We would love to hear from you.
Use the menu on the left to see what ships were built in each year.

Ship Builds


P.W.D. No. 117 (Sir Wilfrid)  P.W.D. 117's Story

Date Registered:
[ 1909/01/22 ] Official Number: [ 112186 ]
sunk

First Registration
Name: [ P.W.D. NO.117 ] Date: [ 1913/09/03 ] Location: [TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 1/1909 ] Date Registered: [ 1909/01/22 ] Official Number: [ 112186 ] First Registration: [ NO ]

Second Registration
Original Name: [ SIR WILFRID ] Location: [ TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registration: [ 27/1902 ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ POLSON IRON WORKS LT ] Built At: [ TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1902 ] Length: [ 107.75 ] Beam: [ 36.80 ] Gross: [ 669.64 ] Net: [ 570.49 ]

Vessel Description:
Deck: [ ONE ] Type: [ COMPOSITE CARVEL ] Stern: [SQUARE ] Gallery: [NONE ] Stem: [ PLAIN ] Frame: [ STEEL ] Propulsion: [ SAILING TOWED ] Number of Masts: [ NONE ] Type of Rig: [ NONE ]

First Rebuilding Data
Location: [ TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date: [ 1909 ]

Closing Information
Date Registration Closed: [ 1954/01/25 ] Date of Reason Closed: [1952/AUTUMN OF ] Reason Closed: [SUNK ] Remark: [RESTORED TO REGISTRY THIS 21ST DAY OF NOVEMBER 1938 ON ACCOUNT REGISTRY CLOSED IN ERROR. REGISTERED ANEW O A/C OF MATERIAL ALTERATIONS IN DIMENSIONS & TONNAGE 22/01/09.) ]. Sank 1952.

Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-7635, VOL. 485A

KEEGO

Date Registered:
[ 1909/06/18 ] Official Number: [ 126411 ]
no information given

First Registration
Name: [ KEEGO ] Location: [TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 8/1909 ] Date Registered: [ 1909/06/18 ] Official Number: [ 126411 ] First Registration: [ YES ]

Original Building Information:
Built By: [ POLSON IRON WKS. LIMITED TORONTO ] Built At: [ TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1905 ] Length: [ 63.00 ] Beam: [ 10.60 ] Gross: [ 23.14 ] Net: [ 15.74 ]

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

First Engine:
Type of Engine: [ DIESEL 2 CYCLE S.A. ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ ? ] Built by: [FAIRBANKS MORSE BELOIT, WISC, U.S.A. ] Horsepower: [ 2.40 ] Unit Horsepower: [N.H.P. ]

Closing Information
Remark: [(NOTE: MISTAKE HAD BEEN MADE BY CLOSING THE REGISTRY "ON ACCOUNT OF MATERIAL ALTERATION", CLOSED 1914/09/22. LATER THIS CLOSURE IS CANCELLED, 1914/12/17.ALSO, ORIGINAL ENGINE PARTICULARS INCLUDED.) ]

Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-7635, VOL. 485A