Russel Brothers Limited   OWEN SOUND, ONTARIO   Steelcraft Boat Builders

Particulars of Canadian War Vessels Building & Projected by Naval Service Headquarters (D. N. C. Dept.) 1943 - 1945: Marysville [CN802]. Ville Class Tug MARYSVILLE Z62 / YTS 585 / YTS 594. Laid Down: 15 Dec 1943. Delivered to the RCN: 20 Jan 1944. Sank: 03 May 1944 - Raised next day and later repaired. Fate: Sold in 1976. Final disposition is unknown. Built by Russel Brother's Ltd, Owen Sound, Ont., Marysville was delivered by CN rail to Vancouver to serve on the West coast. Marysville sank on 03 May 1944 after she struck a rock near Prince Rupert, BC. She was re-floated the next day and sent to Prince Rupert for refit. After the war, Marysville continued service as a CNA.


Marysville on an icy Lake St. Clair.
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