The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Electric (1887)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
92449
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toronto, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
4
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Little Current, Ontario, Canada
How:
Burnt
History

First Rebuild: Official Number: 92449 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 53 x 12 -- 6 tons Rebuilt: in 1890

Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw

Third Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw

40x7x4 Owned by J. J. Wright, Toronto 1887, 1901; Gidley Boat Co., Penetanguishene 1917. Built by Polson Iron Works, Toronto and launched 15/04/90. Engine 6x7 by builder; re-engined 1897: 6-12x8 by builder. Replaced by motor 1916. Began as yacht of J. J. Wright (Manager of Toronto Electric Light Co., hence name) and a remarkable series of rebuildings almost doubled size.

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Electric (1887)