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Alma Marie

Steel Cruiser Alma Marie [Canadian] formerly a fish tug built in 1957 by Russel Bros. and registered at Port Arthur (although not found in any register Gerry Ouderkirk searched). House was rebuilt and vessel converted in 1984. 40 x 20. Powered by a Cummins diesel. Based on Lake Nipigon. Advertised for sale in 2002, asking price $75,000 cdn. In use in MacDiarmid, ON (photo Orient Bay, ON, May 5th 2002)

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For sale 2005. Robert B. Farrow Collection.


From Oct. 2, 2007
40 x 12 x 4 Steel Commercial Fishing Vessel Built in 1957 by Russel Hipwell, Owen Sound, Ontario Shell plating thickness: 3/16 Cummins 6-BT Turbo Diesel Engine 200 hp, 100 hours C/w Capitol transmission 2.5:1 ratio Propeller: 27 x 17, RH steel prop Cruising speed: 10 knots Headroom: Wheelhouse 66, Cabin 66 VHF radio, radar, compass Manual Steering Bilge pumps Accommodations: Bunks have been built in the bow area Located in Northern Ontario Price $78,750 CDN


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