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Ungas II

Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tender [C.192680] registered at Chatham, Ontario. Built at Owen Sound in 1939. 29'; 5 g.t. Tales of the North Shore, p. 20, by Frank & Nancy Prothero: The small boat Ungas assisted the divers in retrieving the anchor of the [schooner] Nimrod and bringing it to Port Burwell. Co-operation was received from both the village and Underwater Gas Developers who loaned their boat, the Ungas, equipped with a winch, to raise the anchor. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Ungas II owned by Roy Smith, Wallaceburg, Ontario, Transport Canada List 2003: No longer registered in Canada.


Shaun Vary notes: Ungas (CDN 192679) languishing in Port Burwell, ON. I took this photo July 23, 2007. My research indicates that she was built by Erieau Shipbuilding and Drydock, though, not Russel Bros.. She has been re-registered Canadian, and Transport Canada agrees with this, too. I believe there may have been another vessel with the same name that was possibly a Russel.


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