6HP William Ivan Scott Purvis

Built: 1950
Length: 27'
Beam: 7'6"
Draft: 3'
HP: 15

3x5.5x3 cmpd engine & surface condenser, 1992
Propane fired boiler
Built for American Can, by Russel Bros. In the 1950's as an alligator.
Worked over 30 years on the Pic River, then purchased by Purvis Marine Ltd.
In 1990 a complete remodelling, involved a new superstructure and a steam plant that consisted of a 2 cylinder 3x3 high pressure steam engine and a propane fired boiler.
In 1992 the engine was replaced by a 3x5.5x3 cmpd engine and a surface condenser.
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Purvis Marine Limited
1 Pim Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 3G3
Web: www.purvismarine.com
Email: info@purvismarine.com
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