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Amisk / Tamylie D.

Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Amisk [C.198015] registered at Montreal. Built at owen Sound in 1955. 38’ 6 x 11’ 6 x 4’ 3; 14 g.t.; 10 n.t.; 275 hp. Owned by Consolidated Paper Corp., Ltd., Montreal. Candian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug Amisk [C.198015] registered at Montreal. Built at owen Sound in 1955. 39’; 14 g.t. Also carried in Canadian List of Shipping 1994. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by St. Maurice River Drive Company, Trois Rivieres, Québec. GAO Notes: Renamed Tamylie D.

Amisk ca. 1978, working for the St. Maurice River Drive Company.

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Amisk with Flamand in background. Rapide Blanc, QC. April 1998.
Notice the water level.... Hydro was getting ready for the spring!
Yves Cloutier Collection.
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Amisk, source unknown, Yves Cloutier Collection.

 

Tamylie D., Notre Dame de Pierreville, Aug. 19, 2003. Photo by Mac Mackay.

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YC Notes (Aug. 2006): Some pieces of steel cut off from the Amisk when they installed the Handrail are still laying half burried near the place where the boat was docked!

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RBF notes: Photographed in Québec City, QC, July 4, 2006.

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YC notes: Today (June 29, 2007) I was lucky enough to catch the Tamylie D. at work at le Pont de l'ile Charon in Montréal. This one is my favorite Russel, it was the biggest and the strongest Russel on the St-Maurice and I had the chance to operate it in 1978. I am glad to see it in great shape!

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June 29, 2007, le Pont de l'ile Charon in Montréal. YC notes: Today I was lucky enough to catch the Tamylie D. at work at le Pont de l'ile Charon in Montréal. This one is my favorite Russel, it was the biggest and the strongest Russel on the St-Maurice and I had the chance to operate it in 1978. I am glad to see it in great shape!

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June 29, 2007, le Pont de l'ile Charon in Montréal.

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