BLUE BELL (1888, Yacht)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
80960
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Yacht
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Robert Davis
Original Owner and Location:
Donald & John McEwen, Kingston, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
3 1/2 & 6 x 5", 5hp condensing steam engine, D. McEwen.
Dimensions
Length:
40.3'
Beam:
8.9'
Depth:
3.9'
Tonnage (gross):
11.97
Tonnage (net):
7.63
History

1889, Jun 13 Owned A.W. Dingman, Toronto, ONT.

1890 New 5 1/2 & 9 1/2 x 8", 100hp @ 200rpm steeple compound engine, Kingston Foundry Co.; new 3'6" x 4', 139# steam watertube boiler, Roberts Safety Water Tube Boiler Co., Red Bank, NJ; readmeasured 10.47 gross / 6.83 net tons.

1890, Sep 17 Owned elmer J. Lake, Picton & W. Minaker.

1894, May 10 Owned Hiram A. Calvin, Garden Island, ONT.

1930 Owned S.J. & W.A. Smith, Kingston, ONT.

1930 Same owners.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Great Lakes Register
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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BLUE BELL (1888, Yacht)