MOCKING BIRD (1886, Yacht)


Year of Build:
1886
Official Number:
85330
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toronto, ONT
Vessel Type:
Yacht
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
William Polson & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Edward Todd, Owen Sound, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12 x 10", 20hp engine, Polson Iron Works. 100# steam horizontal marine boiler, Fitzgibbon's patent.
Dimensions
Length:
72'
Beam:
11.8'
Depth:
4.2'
Tonnage (gross):
38.02
Tonnage (net):
25.85
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Winnipegosis.
Date:
  1898
How:
Sank.
History

1887, May Ferry service, Sault Ste. Marie, ONT.

1891 Owned Port Arthur, ONT; ran to Fort William.

1892 Owned Jack Maloney.

1897 Owned Harry & Joe Servais; ran between Port Arthur & Pigeon River.

1897 Owned Captain Coffee, Lake Winnipegosis, fishing business; transported west on 2 flat cars.

1898 (or 1901) Sank on Lake Winnipegosis.

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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