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The Rapids

Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug The Rapids [C.313882] registered at Winnipeg. Built at Owen Sound in 1960. 63; 49 g.t. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by Marine Transport Ltd., Selkirk, Manitoba. Transport Canada List 2002: Built by Russel-Hipwell Engine Co., Owen Sound, Ont. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Berens River First Nation Indian Reserve, Berens River, Manitoba. GAO Notes: See also Lord Selkirk II [C.322537] clipping file for pic.

RBF notes: The Rapids - Used to ferry supplies on Lake Winnipeg
(Selkirk, MB May 18, 2003)

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Photos supplied by Dan McKay, Oct. 2007. Click to enlarge to 600 pixels.

 

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