PRINCE EDWARD FERRY (1885, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1885
Official Number:
80955
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Deseronto, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Catamaran built.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
William Evans
Original Owner and Location:
Edward Welsh, Marysville, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
8 x 36", 12hp engine by Samuel Hurlbutt, Prescott, ONT.
Dimensions
Length:
50.8'
Beam:
18.4'
Depth:
3'
Tonnage (gross):
18.22
Tonnage (net):
11.84
History

1885, Nov 27 Owned William Powles, Indian Reservation, Hastings County, ONT.

1911, Jun 24 Owned T.C. Fraser, Adolphustown.

1912, May 23 Owned William Powles, Picton, ONT.

1919, Mar 13 Owned Hugh McWilliams, Picton.

1921, May 23 Owned Albert L. Francis, Picton; 20hp Smalley gasoline engine, 1911.

1923, Aug 4 Owned Robert O. McLeod, Picton.

1924, Fall Rebuilt; 19.17 gross tons.

1928, Sep 6 Registry closed, "Hull broken up & abandoned".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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PRINCE EDWARD FERRY (1885, Steamer)