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Particulars of Canadian War Vessels Building & Projected by Naval Service Headquarters (D. N. C. Dept.) 1943 - 1945: Glenside [C.N.888] built by Russel Bros., Owen Sound, Ontario; launched 10/6/1944. GAO Notes: Steel Diesel tug Glenside [C.371770] built in 1944 at Owen, Sound; rebuilt in 1979. Registered at Hamilton. Owned by McKeil Marine Ltd. Acquired by them from Remorqueurs et Barges Montreal Ltd., Valleyfield, Québec. See file in this folder and clipping file for pics. See also James E. McGrath clipping file for pic. Canadian register was closed November 6, 1998. Renamed Tycoon. Was working in Nassau, Bahamas in 1999.

Design #251. Hull #486. 80' x 20' "Glen" class Harbour Tug. Power: 400 hp Enterprise engine. Royal Canadian Navy.

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Design #251. Hull #486. 80' x 20' "Glen" class Harbour Tug. Power: 400 hp Enterprise engine. Royal Canadian Navy.

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Graphic scanned from company brochure: Steelcraft Hydraulic Steering Gears.

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Glenbrook and Glenside, Halifax NS, 1977. Photo courtesy Mac Mackay.

 

Glenside Nov. 12, 1979 pushing Argue Martin. Gerry Ouderkirk Collection.

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Johnny B., Argue Martin and Glenside in hamilton, Dec. 1993. Photo by Jim Steele. Gerry Ouderkirk Collection.

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Glenside Aug. 11, 1995 in Halifax. Photo by Mac Mackay. Gerry Ouderkirk Collection.

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Glenside July 4th, 1998 with Island Sauvage. Gerry Ouderkirk Collection.

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Glenside in Gaspé . Photo by Capt. Hugh Malovey. Gerry Ouderkirk Collection.

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Model by Pierre Pelland. It took 15 years to build.
Early this year it had it's maiden voyage in a local pond.

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