For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
Norton Class Tug ALBERTON W48
Then Tug AVERIO LX-11-RC
Built by Dominion Engineering Works Ltd., Lachine, QC, she was delivered to the RCN as ALBERTON (W48). In 1947 she was sold to the National Navigation Company, Sarl, Lisbon; re-named AVEIRO and was employed in the port support service. In 2002 she was purchased by Fluvial and Coastal Shipping, Rui da Cruz and Julio de Cruz, Lda. In 2004 she was laid up and in 2005 transferred to Scrap recycling SA, Alhos Vedros. In 2008 she was broken up.