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Denis M.

Canadian List of Shipping 1997: Steel tug/other Denis M. [C.173933] registered at Montreal. Built at Owen Sound in 1942. 14 m; 21 g.t.; 11 n.t. Owned by Societe Du Port De Montreal, Montreal, Québec. Ex- Marcel D. Name changed in 1997. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Administration Portuaire De Montreal. GAO Notes-. Ex- Lac Kenogami.


This tug was built in 1942 by Russel Brothers Limited as the Lac Kenogami for the Price Brothers. She was later purchased by the Port of Montreal and renamed Marcel D. In 1997, she was renamed Denis M. Denis M is active performing various jobs around Montreal, such as removing fenders or measuring the depth of the harbor. Type: Single Screw Tugboat Year Built: 1942 Builder: Russel Bros. Ltd., Owen Sound, ON Horsepower: 420 bhp Length: 46' 07? Breadth: 12' 08? Depth: 4' 01? Port of Registry: Montreal, QC

Mac Mackay notes: Marcel D., Montreal, Oct. 6th, 1995.

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RBF notes: Ex Lac Kenogami, Used by Port Authority (Montreal, QC April 7, 2004)

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Canada Day 2006, St. Lawrence River, Montreal. Photo by Yves Cloutier.

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One year ago, on April 5, 2016, DENIS M. being transfered to the water from the shore where it spent the winter in the Port of Montreal. All photos René Beauchamp.

 

Mar. 30, 2017. Russel built Denis M at work in the Port of Montreal. Photos René Beauchamp.

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Mar. 30, 2017. Russel built Denis M at work in the Port of Montreal. Photos René Beauchamp.

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