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WISP is an acronym that stands for "William Ivan Scott Purvis". RBF Notes: Ex Winch Tug from Pic River, ON area. Rebuilt by Purvis Marine.

 

This image is from one of the Sault Ste Marie Great Tug Race brochures (year unknown). Stan Johnson of the Marathon and District Historical Society comments: "A correction to the caption here is that the Wisp was built for Marathon Paper Mills of Canada, not American Can."

 

Wisp - Winch Tug from Pic River, ON area. Rebuilt by Purvis Marine.
(Soo, ON July 25, 2002)

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Wisp in June 2001. Photo by Adam Zheike.

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Wisp, Sault Ste. Marie, Labour Day Weekend 2017. Photo courtesy Jennifer Sim.

 

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