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Foundation Joan

Ex- Martinville. Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Florence M. [C.178934] registered at Toronto; built at Owen Sound in 1944. 37' x 10'5 x 3'9; 11 g.t.; 5 n.t.; 120 hp. Owned by McNamara Construction Co. Ltd., Leaside, Ontario. GAO Notes: Formerly Foundation Joan. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug Florence M. [C.178934] registered at Toronto. Built at Owen Sound in 1944. 37'; l1 g.t. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Steel tug Florence M. [C.178934] registered at Toronto, Built at Owen Sound in 1944. 11 m; 11 g.t.; 5 r.t. Owned by Harry Gamble, Port Dover, Ontario. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Harry Gamble, Port Dover, Ontario. GAO Notes: Has been ashore in the Gamble yard for a few years. Photographed in April 1999.

Particulars Of Canadian War Vessels Building & Projected by Naval Service Headquarters (D. N. C. Dept.) 1943 - 1945: Martinville [CN876]. Canadian Transportation, November 1947, page 647. W.A.C. Ship Sales in August. 1 tug H.M.C.S. Martinvale (sic) to Foundation Maritime Ltd., Halifax, N.S. GAO Notes: Became b] Foundation Joan. Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Florence M. [C.178934] registered at Toronto; built at Owen Sound in 1944. 37' x 10'5 x 3'9; 11 g.t.; 5 n.t.; 120 hp. Owned by McNamara Construction Co. Ltd., Leaside, Ontario. GAO Notes: Formerly Foundation Joan. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug Florence M. [C.178934] registered at Toronto. Built at Owen Sound in 1944. 37'; 11 g.t. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Steel tug Florence M. [C.178934] registered at Toronto. Built at Owen Sound in 1944. 11 m; 11 g.t.; 5 r.t. Owned by Harry Gamble, Port Dover, Ontario. Transport Canada List 2003. Owned by Harry Gamble, Port Dover, Ontario. GAO Notes: Has been ashore in the Gamble yard for a few years. Photographed in April 1999.


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RBF notes: Ex Foundation Joan, sitting in Gamble scrapyard
(Port Dover, ON April 4, 2004)

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