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Radium Queen

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Registry #1 159001 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1937 Radium Queen Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1937 Place Sorel Area QC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 86.0' x 20.0' x 4.9'
Builder Manseau Shipyards Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 108 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 36 Type 2
Engine 9nhp 16-cylinder engine (1937) Engine Manufacture Gleniffer Engines Ltd., Glasgow Scotland
Repower 500hp engine (1957c) Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds She was repowered with 2 diesel 4-cylinder engines by General Motors Corp., Cleveland OH. Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
In 1937 she was owned by Les Chantiers Manseau Ltee, Sorel QC. In 1946-1958 she was owned by Northern Transportation Co. Ltd., Edmonton AB.
Fate Registry closed Date
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Significance of Name
She was freighted to Fort McMurray and launched. She was portaged around the rapids at Fitzgerald and launched again at Fort Smith. She was the first steel hulled vessel servicing the upper end of the Athabasca system.
Roberts, Leslie (1949); Canada List of Shipping
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