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Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Hydro Char [C.192613] registered at Toronto; built at Owen Sound in 1950. 24' 8 x 7' 5 x 2' 9; 4 g.t.; 3 n.t.; 20 hp. Owned by The Hydro Electric Power Commission of Ontario, Toronto. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug Hydro Char [C.192613] registered at Toronto. Built at Owen Sound in 1950. 25'; 4 g.t. Transport Canada List 2002: Built by Russel-Hipwell Engine Co., Owen Sound, Ont. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Ontario Power Generation Inc., Toronto.

Gerry Ouderkirk says (Jan. 31, 2009): "The pilothouse is not original. It was added after Toronto Island Marina (Gary Lovas) bought it. Photo is by Gary Lovas."

ENLARGE to 1400 pixels wide
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