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Transport Canada List 2004: Steel Passenger Vessel Kwe [C.825058] registered at Thunder Bay, ON May 16, 2003. Built by Russel Brothers in 1940. Rebuilt 2002. 12.13m x 3.72m x 1.91m; 26.81 g.t.; 20.11 n.t.; 157 hp. Owned by Anishinabek/Ontario Fisheries Resource Centre., North Bay, ON. RBF Notes: Stern added onto in winter of 2003/2004 while in Nipigon, ON.

RBF notes: former ministry fish tug, now pleasure boat.
(Nipigon ON, July 13, 2003).

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RBF notes: former ministry fish tug, now pleasure boat.
(Thunder Bay, ON, July 18, 2004).

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MacDiarmid, Ontario, April 23rd, 2007
RBF notes: The Kwe has been bought by the Natives in MacDairmid and was trucked up to Lake Nipigon. She sports a new 8 foot section welded onto her stern.

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