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Photographer:Jim Gallacher [View profile]Title:ATOMIC & LAC COMOAdded:Sep 20, 2004
Photo Category: Great Lakes (Tugs & Barges)
Docked at the port of Oshawa, Lake Ontario
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immen on Feb 14, 2006 20:55 (10 years ago)
[b] Atomic [/b]
Operator: "E.J. McQueen Marine Ltd", Amherstburg, Ont.
Machinery: diesel, 1150ihp

1945: Built by ??, for "McQueen Marine Ltd" at Amherstburg, Ont.
1979: sold after failing to "Great Lakes Marine Services"
[b]Lac Como[/b]
Operator:"McKeil Marine Ltd"/"McKeil Work Boats Ltd", Hamilton, Ont.
Ex:1944 TANAC 28, 1951 HALIFAX, 1956 LAC COMO
Registered: (GBR)ON 169969
67 GRT, (65'(60.05')x17'x6')
Hull: steel
Machinery:1 scr, diesel 2tew 6cyl Vivian, 240bhp, Speed: 9kn
re-engined 1968 diesel, 535bhp
re-engined 1993 2x diesel 12cyl GM Detroit, 818bhp, sp 11kn

1943: Built by "Canadian Bridge Co" at Walkerville/Ojibwa (CAN) (ordered 10/1943)
1944: completed, time chartered to the UK MOWT
(GBR flag, regd London, ON 169969, c/s MCTR)
1944 -28/08: allocated to the US Army
1951 -19/12: Sold to France, renamed HALIFAX
1956: To "Miron Co Ltd", St Michael, PQ (CAN), renamed LAC COMO(CAN flag, regd Montreal)
1966: To Evans McKeil (McKeil Marine) at Hamilton Ont.
1968: re-engined diesel, 535bhp
1993: rebuilt (63 GT, 32 NT, 18.56'x5.06'x2.38') and re-engined 2x diesel 12cyl GM Detroit, 818bhp
199x: To "McKeil Work Boats Ltd" at Hamilton, Ont.
2004: still in service

Regards /Immen
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