POLARIS (1883, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
85759
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Levis, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
R. Sample
Original Owner and Location:
Quebec & Levis Ferry Company, Quebec City
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
Propulsion Notes:
25" + 49.5" x 33" fore & aft compound engine, 600hp at 90rpm, built by Carrier Lang & Company, Levis, Quebec (1883) 15' x 10', 180psi scotch boiler
Dimensions
Length:
118.5'
Beam:
31.4'
Depth:
16.5'
Tonnage (gross):
533
Tonnage (net):
336
Final Disposition
Date:
  1928
How:
Broken up
Notes:
No details
History

1892 Listed as winter ferry

1928, May 1 Reportedly broken up

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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POLARIS (1883, Steamer)