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CCGS N.B. McLean - IMO 5244912

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Photographer:Marc Piché [View profile]Title:CCGS N.B. McLeanAdded:Sep 09, 2005
Photo Category: Coast Guard
Retired and laid up former Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker N.B. McLEAN as shown in a sorry state on the Richelieu River at Sorel on October 15, 1986. This 1930-built veteran was later towed to Taiwan to be scrapped.

Marc Piché photo.
Vessel Identification
Technical Data
Vessel type:Icebreaker
Gross tonnage:3,254 tons
Summer DWT:1,880 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1930
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (6)

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ladybug on Nov 11, 2011 02:27 (6 years ago)
My father travelled to and from Resolution Island in Hudson Strait, south of Baffin Island, where he worked as a radio/telegraph operator during WWII from 1944 until shortly after peace was declared in 1945.
Kier Shackleton Gigeroff on Jul 24, 2007 22:13 (10 years ago)
Good photo, but it's really at the state of being an eye sore.

Thanks for sharing,

Kent Malo on Sep 10, 2005 00:44 (12 years ago)
As a young Sea Cadet in 1950-51 I sailed on this vessel in Montreal harbor breaking ice, it was my first ride aboard a ship, you could say it was my first taste of ship life, she looked better in 1950,in those days she was under the Department of Transport and sported different colors. This photo does not do her justice.
Les bateaux du Québec on Sep 09, 2005 10:50 (12 years ago)
A very prescious shot that worth a million $! By the way, if you got anything about marine industries limited, just behind the N.B Mclean, it would very intersting!
Thanks for all your pictures
Marc Piché on Sep 09, 2005 10:17 (12 years ago)

Watch for photos of this ship at work taken in the '60s that I'll post in the future, She was the largest icebreaker in the world when built.

michell on Sep 09, 2005 02:27 (12 years ago)
Very good shot of N.B. Mclean at Sorel. This ice breaker came at Ville de la Baie, until in l960.
I appreciate this ice breaker because my brother built it miniature. It pleasure to see old photos of differents ships. Thanks Michell
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