Additional Marine News

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Title Page
Tenth Anniversary Issue
Marine News
Ship of the Month No, 75 DALHOUSIE CITY
The First Turbinia - Primrose Collision
Additional Marine News
Table of Illustrations

The last Paterson canaller, the motorship TROISDOC (III), met with a serious accident in the Welland Canal when, on April 27. downbound with a load of corn for Cardinal, she rammed the upper end of the tie-up wall above Lock Two. Her bow was mashed back to beyond the anchor pockets and, with the aid of the tug PRINCESS NO. 1, TROISDOC was taken back to Port Colborne where she was unloaded. Repairs were put in hand by E. G. Marsh Ltd.

A few issues ago, we speculated that PETER ROBERTSON (II) would be the boat used to test the new Welland Canal shunters. It seems that we guessed right, for we now hear that the ROBERTSON will be taken to Port Weller during the first week of May for the necessary alterations to prepare her for her new role.

Observers will have noticed how much better JUDITH M. PIERSON looks since she was on the dock at Port Weller this spring. She now sports a high silver boot-top and the Soo River Company name painted down her sides.



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