ALDERSON, WILLIAM M. (1884, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1884
Official Number:
73920
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Burwell, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
David Foster
Original Owner:
William M. Alderson
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
2-11x12" high pressure engines by the John Doty Works of Toronto 30 hp each.
Dimensions
Length:
98'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
122
Tonnage (net):
88
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Dover, ONT
Date:
4 Aug 1891
How:
Burned and rebuilt.
Notes:
Upperworks completely destroyed. Hull was rescued and rebuilt in 1892 as the A.J. TYMON.
History

Lake Erie excursion trade.

1884, Mar 28 Registered at Point Burwell, ONT.

1886, May 5 Dunn, Edgart & Creighton, Owen Sound, ONT and C.F. Parker of Wiarton.

1888, Sep 3 Georgian Bay Transit Company, Owen Sound, ONT.

1890, Aug 14 Collision with tug ANNIE WATT and sunk her.

1892 Rebuilt as the A.J. TYMON.

1893, Apr 28 Registry closed.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Canadian Registers
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
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

ALDERSON, WILLIAM M. (1884, Steamer)
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ALDERSON, WILLIAM M. (1884, Steamer)