Marvin O.

Photo by Isaac Pennock

Photo by Isaac Pennock

This tug was built in 1957 by Erieau Shipbuilding & Drydock as the Algot F. for McQueen Marine Limited of Amherstburg, ON. Later renamed Buoy Tender, she was eventually sold and renamed Marvin O. Hotte Marine Contracting Ltd. of Windsor, ON eventually purchased the tug.

Marvin O. is active in the dredging and construction trades on the Detroit River for Hotte.

  • Type: Single Screw Tugboat
  • Year Built: 1957
  • Builder: Erieau Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd., Erieau, ON
  • Horsepower: 237 bhp
  • Length: 44′ 06″
  • Breadth: 14′ 11″
  • Depth: 4′ 01″
  • Port of Registry: Amherstburg, ON

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