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Melba Croft Notes from Particulars of Canadian War Vessels Building & Projected: Glenmont [C.N. 533] launched 27/10/1943. Canadian Transportation, July 1947, page 418: W.A.C. Ship Sales in April: 1 tug Glenmont - Department of Public Works, St. John's, Nfld. Canadian List of Shipping 1956. Glenmont [C.178534] registered at St. John's, Nfld.; built at Owen Sound in 1943. 759 x 201 x 76; 102 g.t.; 34 n.t.; 320 hp. Owned by The Minister of Public Works for the Province of Newfoundland, St. John's, Nfld. Steel tug Glenmont [C.178534] was built by Russel Bros. Ltd., at Owen Sound, Ontario in 1943. Launched on October 27, 1943. Registered at St. John's, Nfld. She measures 76'; 102 gross tons. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by Shepherd Boats Ltd. Rexdale, Ontario. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Shepherd Boats Ltd. GAO Notes: Owned by John Jones, Toronto 1994 - 2000. Sold to Mac Mokerchuk and John Winney. Renamed b] Carolina Borealis in 2002 and registered as a new build.

 

Nov. 9th, 1982, St. John's NFLD. Photo courtesy Mac Mackay.

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Oct. 8th, 1983, St. John's NFLD. Photo courtesy Mac Mackay.

 

SV notes: A rather forlorn looking Glenmont winters in Toronto prior to her conversion to "Carolina Borealis".

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Glenmont, Toronto, 1994.

 

RBF notes: Rebuilt as Charter boat, reregistered as new built Carolina Borealis (Toronto, ON July 29, 2002). See http://boatnerd.com/pictures/tug/glenmont.htm

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Rebuilding of the Glenmont By Gerry Ouderkirk - Click to enlarge.
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