Friday, 7 December 2012


Freight-Passenger-Commercial Fishing Vessels of Lake Nipigon

As remembered by Adolph King, Rossport, Ontario, 1974

From Nipigon Museum Archives:

Another Commercial fishing tug built in Rossport, Ontario, and railroaded to Lake Nipigon in 1922 was the "C. Kylander".

This was operated as a fishing tug till 1929.

It had a Scotch boiler and a steeple compound engine giving the 57 foot vessel a speed of 8 nominal horsepower.

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