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Particulars Of Canadian War Vessels Building & Projected by Naval Service Headquarters (D. N. C. Dept.) 1943 – 1945: Blissville [CN838]. Canadian Transportation, August 1947, page 479: W.A.C. Ships Sales in May: Tug Blissville – Pictou Foundry & Machine Co., Ltd., Pictou, N.S. Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Blissville [C.170298] registered at Pictou, N. S.: built at Owen Sound in 1944. 37’ 5 x 10’ 5 x 5’ 1; 12 g.t.; 6 n.t.; 150 hp. Owned by the Minister of Public Works, Ottawa. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug Blissville [C.170298] registered at Pictou, N. S.: built at Owen Sound in 1944. 38’; 12 g.t.

Graphic from Tugbitts Vol. 13-4, courtesy Gerry Ouderkirk. Photos from B. Dibner collection. The 45 foot
YTL Blissville on a Québec Central flatcar ready to be railed to an ocean port for wartime service.

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