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Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Siskin [C.198206] registered at Toronto; built at Owen Sound in 1955. 35'3 x 10' x 4'4; 11 g.t.; 7 n.t.; 165 hp. Owned by John B. Smith & Sons Ltd., Toronto. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug Siskin [C.198206] registered at Toronto. Built at Owen Sound in 1955. 35'; 11 g.t. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by Avenor Inc., Montreal. Transport Canada List 2002: Built by Russel-Hipwell Engine Co., Owen Sound, Ont. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Municipalite Du Gatineau, Gracefield, Québec. RBF Notes: believed to be Hull 1087 on Display in Low, QC 2004.

JP notes: The Siskin ashore at the Chelsea Dam base, Cantley, QC May 1993.

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JP notes: BEACHED BUMS! Left to right: Siskin, H.D. Freeze, Skimmer
and Cliff M. ashore at Chelsea Dam base, Cantley, QC, spring 1993.

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JP notes: Siskin getting ready to pull herself in the water
above the Paugan Dam at Low, QC 1994.

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RBF notes: Siskin - On display (Low, QC Aug 20, 2004)

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Steve Briggs notes: "Siskin in Low QC, on the roadside, Aug. 2nd, 2006."

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Steve Briggs notes: "Siskin in Low QC, on the roadside, Aug. 2nd, 2006."

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OTHER PHOTOS 08/02/06
BOW ROLLER - NOTE 1087 NUMBER.

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WINCH GEAR, FROM CABIN, LOOKING FORWARD.

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CABIN INTERIOR.

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CABIN INTERIOR, LOOKING FORWARD.

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ENGINE LEFT SIDE, LOOKING FORWARD.

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ENGINE RIGHT SIDE, LOOKING FORWARD.

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Photos by Brenda Benoit, July 2017. Map to location by Rob Farrow.

 

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