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T.H.P. 9 / M.T.P. 9

T. H. P. 9 - Steel motor patrol boat [C.189874] built by Russel Bros. Ltd. and launched as THP 9 for the Toronto Harbor Police in 1958. Later renamed M.T.P. 9. Nicknamed “Big Nine”. Sold from Metro fleet c. 1990. Said to be in Big Tub Harbour 1995.Canadian List of Ships 1994 - 95 lists her owner as Omer Joseph St. Pierre, 21 St. Anne Rd, Sudbury, Ontario. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by Omer Joseph St. Pierre, 21 St. Anne Rd, Sudbury, Ontario. Transport Canada List 2002: Built by Russel-Hipwell Engine Co., Owen Sound, Ont. Owned by Manitoulin Explosives Ltd., Gore Bay, Ontario. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Manitoulin Explosives Ltd., Gore Bay, Ontario.

Toronto ON, 1991. the only photo I have of M.T.P. No.9 running along the stern of the Royal Yacht Brittania. Also seen are William Lyon Mackenzie and Duchess V, which along with Colinette, assisted the ships into the dock. Photo by Capt. David Erickson.

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