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Norton Class Tug ALBERTON W48

Then Tug AVERIO LX-11-RC

Tug Aveiro (former Alberton)

 

Entered Service: 1944

Removed from Service: 1946/47

Fate: Broken up in 2008.

 

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.

 

Commanding Officers

 

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

Former Crew Members

Chaisson, Paul Emile, Skpr, RCNR - 16 Apr 1945

Reynolds, Burton Cooke, Skpr, RCNR - 18 Apr 1945

 

 

Photos and documents

 

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