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Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Godon [C.173548] registered at Owen Sound; built at Owen Sound in 1941. 38'5 x 10'5 x 5'; 14 g.t.; 10 n.t.; 93 hp. Owned by Abitibi Power & Paper Co. Ltd., Iroquois Falls, Ontario. GAO Notes: Steel diesel warping tug Godon [C.173548] built by Russel Bros., Owen Sound and launched 12/1941 as Godon 1941 - 19-. Owned by Abitibi Power & Paper Co. Ltd. See Abitibi binder and clipping files for data sheets. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Barren Lands Development Corporation, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

GAO notes: Photo of GODON needs some explanation. My friend Moe from Bruce Mines gave me this. On the back he wrote "Taken at the mouth of the White River, Lake Superior. Bow name was a joke to my father - not sure what it was about."

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