Russel Brothers Limited   OWEN SOUND, ONTARIO   Steelcraft Boat Builders
HOME
Wonda Goldie

Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Wonda Goldie [C.190430] registered at Owen Sound; built at Owen Sound in 1950. 46'8 x 12' x 3'9; 12 g.t.; 10 n.t.; 115 hp. Owned by Joseph O. Herbert, Killarney, Ontario. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel fishing tug Wonda Goldie [C.190430] registered at Owen Sound, Ontario. Built at Owen Sound in 1950. 47'; 12 g.t. Owned at Killarney, Ontario. Shaun Vary Notes: Owned by Ministry of Natural Resources. Repowered with a Cat in June 1994 at Hike Metal, Wheatly. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by The Minister of Natural Resources, Toronto. Transport Canada List 2002: Built by Russel-Hipwell Engine Co., Owen Sound, Ont. Owned by The Minister of Natural Resources, Toronto. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by The Minister of Natural Resources, Toronto. Wonda Goldie (fish tug) was built for partners Clem Lougheed and Norm Buchan, of Owen Sound. Her name was to be "Wanda Goldie" as she was named after Clem's daughter Wanda, and Norm Buchan's daughter Goldie. However, she ended up being registered as Wonda Goldie. Registered vessel WONDA GOLDIE (O.N. 190430) suspended: 2009-01-06.

 

Photo by Scott Cameron, Meaford ON, Feb. 2003

ENLARGE to 1024 pixels wide
HOME
ENLARGE to 600 DPI SCAN

 

Photo by Scott Cameron, Meaford ON, Feb. 2003

ENLARGE to 1024 pixels wide
HOME
ENLARGE to 600 DPI SCAN

RBF notes: Wonda Goldie - Fish Tug (Meaford, ON April 3, 2004)

ENLARGE to 1024 pixels wide
HOME
ENLARGE to 600 DPI SCAN

 

GAO notes: Great Lakes Fisherman Mar. 1997.


 

An evening shot of Wonda Goldie taken in 1988. She is in Owen Sound, with Black-Clawson- Kennedy in the background. It's not the greatest image of the boat, but it's a sad reminder that BCK is gone!
(note Owen Sound Marine & Rail Museum at far right).

ENLARGE to 1024 pixels wide
HOME
ENLARGE to 600 DPI SCAN

 

Photo by Telfer Wegg, from his 2007 book Searching For Grey-Bruce.
ISBN 978-0-9698207-5-8. http://weggphotos.com

ENLARGE to 1024 pixels wide
HOME
 

 

Wonda Goldie at McGregor Harbour, September 10, 2017. Photo by Shaun Vary.

ENLARGE to 1440 pixels wide
HOME

 

For more Russel exhibits visit Owen Sound Marine & Rail Museum 1165 1st Ave West, Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K8
(519) 371-3333     http://marinerail.com