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Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Steel tug [C.372258] Big Steel was built at Owen Sound in 1955: 46 feet; 21 gross tons, 20 net tons. Owned by Dominion Diving Ltd., Dartmouth, N. S. Same owner in 1997. Transport Canada List 2002: Built by Russel-Hipwell Engine Co., Owen Sound, Ont. Owned by Dominion Diving Ltd., Dartmouth, N. S. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Dominion Diving Ltd., Dartmouth, N. S.

Mac Mackay notes (2006): "YFU 117 is an exact sister of the vessel BIG STEEL. BIG STEEL had a new wheelhouse fitted, but orginally it was just like the YFU 117..."

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