Russel Brothers Limited OWEN SOUND, ONTARIO Steelcraft Boat Builders
Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug Indian Lake [C.318353] launched in October 1962 for use in Corner Brook, Nfld. Registered at St. John's. 62'; 61 gross tons. See Russel Bros. clipping file for pic. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Corner Brook Pulp & Paper Ltd, Comer Brook, Nfld.
'A 65 foot, 490 horsepower tug, the "Indian Lake" was built for Bowater's Newfoundland Pulp and Paper Company and sailed from Owen Sound this past fall for her home base in Corner Brook, Nfld. This dual purpose tug was equipped with an Amsterdam plow for heavy ice-breaking operations.She is powered with a 500 hp Cummins Diesel, and is equipped with electric heating and air-cooled diesel operated auxillary plant and fire pump.' - Owen Sound Sun - Times, Jan. 31st, 1963.
SB notes: This stern shot is almost certainly Indian Lake. Note workers at left.
Owen Sound Sun - Times Oct. 23rd, 1962. Clipping courtesy Gerry Ouderkirk.