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MAXWELLTON W46

Norton Class Tug 

Tug Maxwellton, Halifax, NS

RCN  Photo HS-0050-115_DHH

 

Entered Service: 1944

Removed from Service: 1946

Fate: Sank 19 Oct 1976 - declared total loss.

 

Maxwellton was a Norton class tug built for the RCN and served from 1944 to 1946. She was sold in 1946 to Price Navigation and was moved to Lac St-Jean, QC and re-named Hugh Jones. In 1973 she was sold to the Trois Rivieres Boatman and moved to the Saguenay River.  She sank on 19 Oct 1976 and was declared a total loss.

 

Commanding Officers

Skpr Lt Robert Brash, RCNR - 08 Sep 1944 - unknown

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

O-P

Osborne, Albert Alexander

1916-1988

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Kettle, Walter Nathan, Skpr, RCNR - 21 May 1945

Teed, Harold William, A/Wt (E), RCNR - 03 Apr 1944

 

 

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