Photo by Marc Piché

Photo by Marc Piché

This tug was built in 1905 by Cie Pontbriand Ltee. as the Dandy for Laurin & Leitch Engineering & Construction. In 1935 she was sold to the Minister of Transport, who renamed the tug Soulanges in 1939. In 1955 she was sold to McNamara Construction. The tug was eventually acquired by Entreprise Marissa of Quebec, QC.

The Soulanges is active in the dredging and construction trades on the St. Lawrence.

  • Type: Single Screw Tugboat
  • Year Built: 1905
  • Builder: Cie Pontbriand Ltee., Sorel, QC
  • Horsepower: 466 bhp
  • Length: 77′ 00″
  • Breadth: 17′ 00″
  • Depth: 8′ 00″
  • Port of Registry: Sorel, QC
Marc Piché

Marc Piché


One thought on “Soulanges

  1. My father and a Naval Architect re-powered this tug with a Cummins diesel in Port Whit by Ontario, for McNamara construction at their ship yard.

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