Photo by Shaun Vary

Photo by Shaun Vary

This tug was built in 1949 by Russel Brothers Limited of Owen Sound, ON as the fish tug Slo Moe for an owner in Kingsville, ON. She was later sold to Jim Sovie, and then Ron Moody. Ed Siddall later purchased the Slo Moe and converted her to a towing vessel. Dave MacAdam acquired the tug in 2009. In 2015, Scruton Marine Services of Port Dover, ON purchased the Slo Moe, renaming her Silt-Prince.

Silt-Prince is active in the contracting trades on Lake Erie out of Port Dover.

  • Type: Single Screw Tugboat
  • Year Built: 1949
  • Builder: Russel Bros. Ltd., Owen Sound, ON
  • Engines: 1 Cummins HH-6-M
  • Horsepower: 285 bhp
  • Length: 41′ 09″
  • Breadth: 11′ 09″
  • Depth: 3′ 10″
  • Port of Registry: Goderich, ON
Shaun Vary

Shaun Vary


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