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Particulars Of Canadian War Vessels Building & Projected by Naval Service Headquarters (D. N. C. Dept.) 1943 - 1945: Youville [CN887]. Janes Fighting Ships 1990 - 1997: Youville [YTL 588]. Built by Russel Bros. Launched December 5, 1944. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by Croisieres Navimar Inc., Québec City. Transport Canada List 2002: Steel tug Youville [C.815591] built in 1943 by Russel-Hipwell Engine Co., Owen Sound, Ont. Registered at Québec 1993/05/31. Dimensions: 11.2 x 3.2 x 1.2m; 11.32 g.t.; 5.89 n.t Single screw. Diesel 210 hp. Owned by Les Enterprises P.E.C. Inc., Bonaventure, Québec. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Les Enterprises P.E.C. Inc., Bonaventure, Québec.

Michel Tremblay notes: Youville in Newport, QC, Nov. 3, 2007.

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Michel Tremblay notes: Youville in Newport, QC, July 31, 2006.

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April 25, 2014...3 small tugs wait for the equipement to start dredging work on the Gaspé Coast, in Newport Qc. Joliane on left, Youville on right. Photo by Michel Tremblay.
source: http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2024440#

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5 photos published on shipspotting.com, showing Youville from 2007 - 2016.
source: http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/search.php?query=youville&x=0&y=0
Built in 1943 for Royal Canadian Navy as VILLE CLASS tug. Still in operation in 2016 for PEC Here in Sandy Beach for decontamination dredging. Photographer: Michel Tremblay. Captured: Aug 15, 2016. Location: Sandy Beach, Gaspe, Canada
Ville class tugs built for Canadian Navy in 1943 in dredging operations in Gaspé. Photographer: Michel Tremblay. Captured: Jul 01, 2015.
Official Number 815591. Built by Russel Brothers for the Canadian Navy in 1943 as a Ville class tug. 11,25 X 3,20 X 1,22 M 11,32 GT 5,89 NT. Steel welded tug. Now used on the Gaspé Coast in dredging operations. Seen here in Newport, QC. Photographer: Michel Tremblay. Added: November 16, 2008.
Ville class tug of Canadian Navy built in 1943 by Russel Brothers, Owen Sound, Ont., Canada. The tug was with the Navy 1944 to 1991, when it was sold for commercial use. Now under ownership of PEC Entreprise of Bonaventure, QC. Used in dredging operations in small fishing harbours principaly on the Gaspé Coast. See here in L'Anse a Brillant fishing Harbour in the south coast of Gaspé Bay. 25 april 2008. Steel welded clinker official number 815559 GT 11,32 T NT 5,89 T reg lenght 11,25 m Wide 3,20 dep 1,22 Diesel 3406 cat 220 kw one screw. Photographer: Michel Tremblay. Added: April 26, 2008.
The YOUVILLE during a dredging operation in Anse-à-Beaufils, Québec, Canada. Canadian immatriculation number: 815591. Photographer: Marcel Giroux. Captured: Jul 04, 2007.

 

Youville in early 2017... Somewhere between Baie-Des-Chaleurs and Gaspé
(probably Newport, Qc). Photo by Pete Spencer.


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