This large tug was built by Saint John Shipbuilding & Drydock in 1980 as Irving Elm for Atlantic Towing Limited of Saint John, NB. In 1998 she was renamed Atlantic Elm.
As Atlantic Towing’s largest conventional tug, the Atlantic Elm typically works in barge transportation, traveling all around eastern Canada, and all the way to Hudson Bay on occasion.
- Type: Twin Screw Tugboat
- Year Built: 1980
- Builder: Saint John Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Saint John, NB
- Hull No.: 1131
- Engines: 2 MaK 332 Ak
- Horsepower: 3,500 bhp
- Length: 106′ 09″
- Breadth: 30′ 00″
- Depth: 15′ 09″
- Port of Registry: Saint John, NB