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PPM 16 / Ada Marie Purvis
Channel Bratt

Canadian List of Shipping 1956: P. P. M. 16 [C.173692] registered at Port Arthur, built at Owen Sound in 1942. 33' x 9'5 x 3'5; 7 g.t.; 6 n.t.; 25 hp. Owned by Abitibi Power & Paper Co. Ltd., Toronto. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug P. P. M. 16 [C.173692] registered at Port Arthur. Built at Owen Sound in 1942. 33'; 7 g.t.. Owned by Abitibi Pulp & Paper, Toronto. Historical Collections of The Great Lakes Data Sheet: P. P. M. 16 renamed Ada Marie Purvis 1979 - Buck Longhurst Notes: Sank Lake Superior - no date given. GAO Notes: Channel Bratt is not registered but definetly Russel built. Photo on boatnerd tug page. Maurice Spooner spoke with the owner who identified it as ex- Ada Marie Purvis. Channel Bratt - Capt. Maurice Spooner Notes: Channel Bratt is owned by Randy Colewell's father. Randy owns Bonnyville.

Capt. Buck Longhurst photo. Gerry Ouderkirk Collection.

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Paul Capel notes: "Ada Marie Purvis (Gore Bay, c. 1985)"

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Historical Collections of the Great Lakes Great Lakes Vessels Online Index
Photo source http://ul.bgsu.edu/cgi-bin/xvsl2.cgi Item 006151

 

Channel Bratt 8/25/01. Photo by Mike Nicholls.
Photo source boatnerd.com.

 

RBF notes: Ex Ada Marie Purvis (Gore Bay, Aug 26, 2005)

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RBF notes: Ex Ada Marie Purvis (Gore Bay, Aug 26, 2005)

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  Can anyone confirm whether or not this was the Ada Purvis the boat was named after?

 

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