|O. M. 340 / Pepperville|
Canadian List of Shipping 1956: O. M. 340 [C.195338] registered at Kenora; built at Owen Sound in 1945. 37'2 x 10'5 x 5'3; 14 g.t.; 9 n.t.; 138 hp. Owned by The Ontario, Minnesota Pulp & Paper Co. Ltd., Fort Frances, Ontario. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug O. M. 340 [C.195338] registered at Kenora. Built at Owen Sound in 1945. 37'; 14 g.t.. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by Boise Cascade Canada Ltd., Fort Frances, Ontario. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Boise Cascade Canada Ltd. RBF Notes: Hull 741 sitting dockside on George Armstrong Rd., Fort Frances, ON 2004. Builders plate reads “Built by Russel Brothers Limited, Owen Sound, ON 1947”. RBF Notes: Moe from Bruce Mines, ON reports that O.M. 340 was sold to David Parker in the spring of 2005. An email to Mr. Parker confirmed the purchase and that the tug had already arrived in Kingston, ON June 28, 2005. "My dad, John Parker and I own the OM 340 and are restoring her. Best regards, David Parker." Work has already begun restoring the tug for use. Name changed to Pepperville Oct. 2006.