Russel Brothers Limited   OWEN SOUND, ONTARIO   Steelcraft Boat Builders
 
The Joe Fossey Collection
Joe has been a marine historian for many years, and is the authour of many articles on Russel Brothers.
 
Arbee II   1946

50 4 x 14 2 5 9; 36 g.t.; 25 n.t.; 267 hp.

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Auburnville   1944

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Beamsville   1944

Launched January 16, 1944.

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Beamsville   1944

Launched January 16, 1944.

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Beamsville   1944

Launched January 16, 1944.

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Bluefin   1938

First Owen Sound built Russel. 39 5 x 10; Approx. 26 tons deadweight.

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Bonnyville   1944

37; 11 g.t.

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Chippewa III   1955

ex Maid of the Mist 58'9 x 16' x 6'6; 47 g.t.; 22 n.t.; 350 hp.

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CT 46   1944

37; 11 g.t.

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Fossville (Model)   ----

radio - controlled.

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Fossville (Model)   ----

radio - controlled.

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Glen Rover   1944

75 9 x 20 1 x 7 6; 98 g.t.; 6 n.t.; 400 hp.

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Glen Rover   1944

75 9 x 20 1 x 7 6; 98 g.t.; 6 n.t.; 400 hp.

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Hodgeville   1944

37' x 10' 5 x 4'; 11 gt.; 8 n.t.; 93 hp.

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Hodgeville   1944

37' x 10' 5 x 4'; 11 gt.; 8 n.t.; 93 hp.

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Inside Factory   ????

Hulls in boatshop. Note upturned winch boat hull on right.

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Hodgeville   1944

37' x 10' 5 x 4'; 11 gt.; 8 n.t.; 93 hp.

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Maid of the Mist Tender   1955

37' x 10' 5 x 4'; 11 gt.; 8 n.t.; 93 hp.

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Maid of the Mist   1955

58'9 x 16' x 6'6; 47 g.t.; 22 n.t.; 350 hp.

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Mossey   1949

59'3 x 16' x 79; 51 g.t.; 22 r.t.; 160 hp.

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Packet   1930

Steelcraft hull number 25. 28 feet long, built in 1930.

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Queensville   1944

Launched December 5, 1944. 36'; 11 g.t.; 8 n.t.

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Bonaventure II   1966
now Papillon

One of only TWO Russel aluminum sailcraft. 49; 30 g.t.

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Romeo and Annette   1949

Car Ferry. 86'4 x 36'1 x 10'3; 165 g.t.; 88 n.t.; 350 hp.

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Still Watch   1960
ex Ville Marie

Second largest Russel vessel. Parry Sound tufest 2006. 49; 30 g.t.

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Still Watch   1960
ex Ville Marie

Second largest Russel vessel. Parry Sound tufest 2006. 49; 30 g.t.

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Still Watch   1960
ex Ville Marie

Second largest Russel vessel. Parry Sound tufest 2006. 49; 30 g.t.

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Still Watch   1960
ex Ville Marie

Second largest Russel vessel. Parry Sound tufest 2006. 49; 30 g.t.

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Tanac V 208   1945

60' fire fighting WWII tug.

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Tanac V 208   1945

60' fire fighting WWII tug.

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Trent   1948

42'7 x 125 x 6'; 25 g.t.; 17 n.t.; 135 hp. Newspaper article.

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Trent   1948

42'7 x 125 x 6'; 25 g.t.; 17 n.t.; 135 hp. Newspaper article.

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Villes Racing   ????

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White Bear   1948

Tugfest Parry Sound, Sept. 2006. 33'4 x 10' x 4'5; 8 g.t.; 6 n.t.; 100 hp.

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Wm Lyon Mackenzie   1964

Toronto Fire Boat. May 19th, 2002.

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Unidentified Boats
Jones Tugs   ????

37' x 10' 5 x 4'; 11 gt.; 8 n.t.; 93 hp.

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Jones Tugs   ????

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Unknown 37'   ????

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