Ernest M

Photo by Nathan Leindecker

Photo by Nathan Leindecker

This small tug was built in 1949 by Russel Brothers Limited of Owen Sound, ON as the Ernst M. for Long Lac Pulp & Paper. In 1999 she was sold to Equity Marine Construction of Spring Lake, MI, where she was renamed Ernest M.

The Ernest M works in the dredging and construction trades around Michigan’s west coast.

  • Type: Tugboat
  • Year Built: 1949
  • Builder: Russel Bros. Ltd., Owen Sound, ON
  • Length: 45′ 00″
  • Breadth: 13′ 00″
  • Depth: 6′ 00″
  • Port of Registry: Grand Haven, MI
Tyler Fairfield

Tyler Fairfield


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