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Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Radium Express [C.171802] registered at Vancouver. Built at Owen Sound 1939. Dimensions: 72' x 198 x 55; 88 g.t.; 60 n.t.; 240 hp. Owned by Northern Transportation Co. Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta. Russel Brochure: pic. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug Radium Express [C.171802] registered at Vancouver. Built at Owen Sound 1939. 72;88 g.t. Rebuilt 1953 at Waterways, Alberta. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by Northern Transportation Co. Ltd., Hay River, N.W.T. Transport Canada List Ships 2003: Owned by Northern Transportation Co. Ltd., Hay River, N.W.T.


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From Russel company brochure: WORKBOATS AND LAUNCHES.
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Factory photo from Art Busch's scrapbook, courtesy Fort Frances Museum.

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Owen Sound Sun Times. 1939 article features R.J. Foote, Radium Express, and Radium Cruiser.
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