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W.N.Twolan

Built in 1962 by Geo. T. Davie & Sons Ltd (little Davie) in Lauzon, now Lévis, QC, the W.N. Towlan was designed for service in the port of Churchill, MB for the National Harbours Board. It was a twin screw … Continue reading

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Daniel McAllister

The Daniel McAllister’s home port and vocation have changed several times over the years, and she has undergone several transformations. The Daniel McAllister (hull #12) was built for the Public Works Department in 1905-1906, at Collingwood Shipyards Limited of Collingwood, … Continue reading

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A look back

I’d previously written about this old tug that I spotted in Hastings, Ontario – this is a bit odd as the previous post is actually set in time a few years before this one, but I’d sort of misplaced the … Continue reading

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A faded history

I’d previously discovered this old river tug that was laying in sight of the road, yet at the same time out of sight as it was pretty much obscured by trees – I was passing through Hastings so I thought … Continue reading

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The Halton – a jaunty little tug

Much to my surprise and great delight, I ran across the tug Halton while poking about Point Traverse, Prince Edward County. The Halton is used to move barges for McCormack Marine and other companies as well as break ice and … Continue reading

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Mighty Tugs

Tug boats – pretty, powerful and versatile. These tugs in Hamilton assist ships on Lake Ontario.

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The Trent

The Trent was built as a work boat for use on the Trent Severn waterway – after a long life it was rebuilt and currently is used by Parks Canada to help increase awareness of the waterway. I managed to … Continue reading

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