Russel Brothers Limited OWEN SOUND, ONTARIO Steelcraft Boat Builders
Toronto, May 18, 1984. Mac Mackay photo.
|Anglo Duchess / Duchess V |
Steel diesel tug [C.198470] built by Russel Bros., Owen Sound, Ontario for Dryden pulp & Paper Co., Ltd., Fort William, and launched as a] Anglo Duchess 1955 – 1984; 48’; 24 g.t., acquired by Waterman Services Ltd., and brought to Toronto; renamed Duchess V 1984 – 19--. Lloyd Scott established Waterman’s Services (Scott) Ltd. In 1957. renamed King Fish 1. RBF Notes: as Duchess V, sank dockside in Toronto in 1992 due to frozen seacock. Raised same year. Transport -Canada List 2002: Built by Russel-Hipwell Engine Co., Owen Sound, Ont. GAO Notes: Owned by McKeil under a numbered company; operated by King Fish Productions & Events Ltd., Hamilton. April 2007: GAO notes ownership change:
Vessel Type TUG - OTHER Gross Tonnage 24.16 t
Net Tonnage 10.54 t Construction Type CLINKER
Ship Length 14.60 m Construction Material STEEL
Ship Breadth 3.96 m Ship Depth 1.62 m
Engine Description DIESEL Number of Engines 1
Propulsion Type SELF-PROPELLED Speed (knots) 10.0
Propulsion Method SINGLE SCREW Propulsion Power 500
Unit of Power BRAKE HORSEPOWER
Owner Name HEDDLE MARINE SERVICE INC.
Address 208 HILLYARD ST.
SV notes: Here is a Bill Moran photo of Duchess V, taken from the Cherry Street bridge in Toronto. This photo was taken in 1992, the same day as the similar Colinette shot.
Duchess V is the ex Anglo Duchess, now King Fish I.
GAO Notes: Toronto Sun. March 6, 1992.
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GAO Notes: Owned by McKeil under a numbered company;
operated by King Fish Productions & Events Ltd., Hamilton.
GAO Notes: Kingfish 1 and Island Sauvage June 17, 2000.
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