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Particulars of Canadian War Vessels Building & Projected by Naval Service Headquarters (D. N. C. Dept.) 1943 - 1945: Hodgeville [CN807]. Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Hodgeville [C.179024] registered at Ottawa; built at Owen Sound in 1944. 37' x 10' 5 x 4'; 11 gt.; 8 n.t.; 93 hp. Owned by The Upper Ottawa Improvement Co. Ltd., Ottawa. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel diesel tug Hodgeville [C.179024] was built by Russel Bros., Owen Sound in 1944. 37'; 11 g.t.; registered in Ottawa. GAO Notes: Offered for sale in Great Lakes Fisherman, Vol. 22, No. 6, April 1995. Shaun Vary Notes: 40' harbour class tug. Powered by 6 cyl. cummins. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Paul Groves, Noble, Ontario. RBF notes: Offered for sale on Scruton Marine in 2004 for $49,000cdn.

SV notes: Hodgeville at Dan Simpson's home in Port Dover in the summer of 1998.

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Hodgeville in Oakville Harbour, 1998. From the book UNDER TOW:
A HISTORY OF TUGS AND TOWING by Donal M. Baird, page. 67.

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Joe Fossey Photo. Port Elgin, ON.

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Hodgeville waiting below Lock 2, Welland Canal, April 2006.
Photo by Jay van der Doe, boatnerd.com.

 

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"Steelcraft Powerful Diesel Tugs"
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Hodgeville photos from Scruton Marine
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Hodgeville photos from Paul Capel. PC notes: "Taken at Paul Groves home at Snug Harbour (close to Parry Sound, ON). Paul Groves owned her approx. 1983-1985 and refurbished quite a few Ville class boats."
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Hodgeville June 25, 2013. Photo courtesy Rob Goodfellow.
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Posted by Rob Goodfellow, November 1, 2016 Sault Sainte Marie

 

Hodgeville at Mamainse harbour. Photo courtesy Rob Goodfellow April 3, 2017.
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Hodgeville at Agawa pictographs. Photo courtesy Rob Goodfellow April 29, 2017.
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Hodgeville Sault St. Marie, June 24, 2017. Photo courtesy Rob Goodfellow

 

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