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P.P.M. 32 / Mikayla

Canadian List of Shipping 1956: P. P. M. 32 [C.177964] registered at Toronto; built at Owen Sound in 1946. 42'9 x 12' x 3'4; 19 g.t.; 7 n.t.; 93 hp. Owned by Abitibi Power & Paper Co. Ltd., Toronto. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug P. P. M. 32 [C.177964] registered at Toronto. Built at Owen Sound in 1946. 43'; 19 g.t. Owned by Abitibi Pulp & Paper, Toronto. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by minister of Highways and Transportation, Winnipeg, Manitoba. RBF Notes: PPM 32, Hull 591 sitting in Selkirk, MB in a field summer 2003. Owner Mike Maloney, Selkirk, MB 204-785-1080. For sale for $25,000 Cdn, 175 cummins diesel engine, Galley, sleeps 4, 3-1 reduction gears. prop 39, Hydraulic Steering, 3 shaft. Cabin rebuilt 1977. Transport Canada List 2004: Registry closed January 24, 2000. Put up for auction on eBay January 2005. High bid was $4550.00 US won by Dan McKay of Sault Ste. Marie, ON January 26, 2005.

RBF notes: PPM 32 - Sold on eBay for $5500 US in 2004. Still waiting
to be moved to the Soo, ON (Selkirk, MB May 18, 2003)

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PPM32 moves from Selkirk MB to Soo ON, 2006-03-23. Photo by Dan MacKay.
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PPM32 moves from Selkirk MB to Soo ON, 2006-03-23. Photo by Dan MacKay.

 

PPM32 moves from Selkirk MB to Soo ON, 2006-03-23. Photo by Dan MacKay.
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New paint, new name. RBF notes: PPM 32 has received an unofficial name change to Mikayla, after Dan McKay's daughter. Photo by Ted Vince of the Soo, Aug. 2006.

 

Dan McKay's Decelles and Mikayla snowbound, 2006.

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Mikayla, Sault St. Marie Great Tug Race 2015. Photo courtesy Jimmy Polnick.

 

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