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Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Long Sault [C.190543] registered at Ottawa; built at Owen Sound in 1949. 42'7 x 12'5 x 6'1; 25 g.t.; 17 n.t.; 135 hp. Owned by The Minister of Transport, Ottawa. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug Long Sault [C.190543] registered at Ottawa. Built at Owen Sound in 1949. 43'; 25 g.t. Russel Brochure: photo. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Drummond Fuels (Ottawa) Inc, Nepean, Ontario.


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Historical Collections of the Great Lakes Great Lakes Vessels Online Index
Photo source http://ul.bgsu.edu/cgi-bin/xvsl2.cgi Item 004356

 

From Russel company brochure: SALVAGE EQUIPMENT.
Gerry Ouderkirk archive.

 

Clipping from R-H News, Nov. 1949 Vol. 1 No. 2.

 

John Bowkett of Toronto sends these 14 photos of Long Sault in Ottawa, 1964 in the Rideau Canal near Hog's Back Falls, at Hartwell's Locks (see http://www.rideau-info.com/canal/history/locks/h09-10-hartwells.html).

n.b. Long Saultand Trent are examples of the Tropical River Tug design that Russel's shipped to modern day Vietnam and Cameroon (Africa). (Design #306 April 24th, 1946)."full" links are to 600DPI scans.

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