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A. L. Killaly

Ex- Ward. Canadian List of Shipping 1994: Steel tug A. L. Killaly [C.174016} Built at Owen Sound in 1942. Owned by M. Keith McIntosh, 33 Ponton Street, Belleville. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by Ron Langmuir, Pictou (sic), Ontario. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Ron Langmuir, Pictou (sic), Ontario. GAO Notes: Photos and negs in Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, Kingston in Brough Collection. Negs in binder. Historical Collections of The Great Lakes: RBF Notes: Listed for sale on Scruton Marine 2004.


Photo Date: 1969/09/22
Photo and tables below courtesy Great Lakes Vessels Index, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes,
Bowling Green State University

 

Name Changes
Vessel Name: Date: Registry Official #
KILLALY, A.L. 1947   CANADA 174016

Ownership Changes
Owner Name Date Registry Official #
Ministry of Transport
Ottawa, Ont. Canada
1942 - 1967 CANADA 174016
Arthur F. Simpson
Brockville, Ont. Canada
1967 - 1969 CANADA 174016
Jack E. Eamon
Montreal, P.Q. Canada
1969 - 1970 CANADA 174016
A.F. Simpson Marine, Ltd.
Prescott, Ont. Canada
1970 - 1977 CANADA 174016
Melbourne K. McIntosh
Belleville, Ont. Canada
1977 CANADA 174016

 

 

 

Clipping from R-H News, Nov. 1949 Vol. 1 No. 2.

 


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A.L. Killaly in 2003. Ron Walsh photo from Gerry Ouderkirk.

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A.L. Killaly Robert B. Farrow Collection.

 

A.L. Killaly in Kingston, 2007. Nicole McLaughlin photo from Gerry Ouderkirk.

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From Scrutonmarine.com Oct. 2, 2007
source: http://www.scrutonmarine.com/T2170.htm

55’ x 14.5’ x 6’ Steel Twin Screw Model Bow Tug Canadian Registry Built in 1942 by Russell Bros., Owen Sound, Ontario 36.65 Gross tons Welded hull – double plated at bow for ice breaking Powered by pr Cummins 200 LR (air start) engines 200 hp each. Total power 400 hp @ 1000 rpm c/w pr Twin Disc MG 200 gears 2:1 ratio Raw water cooled 6” shaft Pr 54” x 32” cast steel propellers – with heavy duty ice cages Fuel capacity 1600 gal plus (double fuel tanks) 2000 gal ballast tank in stern 4’ x 6’ swim platform c/w ladder – 800 lb capacity Removable diver’s bench on stern deck Heavy duty towing post Electronics – Raytheon Radar – 16 mile Raytheon Chart Plotter (includes chip of Lake Ontario) VHF Marine Radio Galley - Furnace, Dickson Diesel cook stove with oven Safety Equip – 4 man inflatable life raft --EPIRB --Fire extinguishers Life rings c/w lights Anchor c/w 250’ of 2” galvanized chain Price $125,000 CDN or best offer

 


January 16, 2009. Tim Van Horn writes: "I'm not sure what the purpose of this tug boat ramming the same stretch of ice over and over was,
but I stood there for a half hour and they barely made a dent in the mass pile of ice on the river in Belleville.
They burned up lots of diesel though so maybe it's to stimulate the economy."
source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_9AMimmPa4

 

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