Robert W.

Photo by Shaun Vary

Photo by Shaun Vary

This small tugboat was built in 1948 by Russel Brothers Limited as the Robert W. for Long Lac Pulp & Paper. She was acquired by Thunder Bay Marine Services in 1990. Eventually, Thunder Bay Marine Services was consolidated with Thunder Bay Tug Services.

  • Type: Twin Screw Tugboat
  • Year Built: 1948
  • Builder: Russel Bros. Ltd., Owen Sound, ON
  • Hull No.: 791
  • Engines: 2 Cummins NT380-M
  • Horsepower: 500 bhp
  • Length: 60′ 00″
  • Breadth: 16′ 00″
  • Depth: 8′ 06″
  • Port of Registry: Thunder Bay, ON

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