Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Rapide Blanc [C.192799] registered at Montreal; built at Owen Sound in 1951. 35'l x 10’ x 4'3; 11 g.t.; 7 n.t.; 165 hp. Owned by St. Maurice River Drive Co. Ltd, Trois Riviers, Québec. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug Rapide Blanc [C.192799] registered at Montreal. Built at Owen Sound in 1951. 35'; 11 g.t. Canadian List of Ships 1997: Owned by Compagnie Du Flottage Du St. Maurice Ltee., Trois Rivieres, Québec. Transport Canada List 2002: Built by Russel-Hipwell Engine Co., Owen Sound, Ont. Transport Canada List 2003: Owned by Le Groupe Ocean Inc., Québec.
The small tugboat Rapide Blanc was built in 1951 by Russel Brothers of Owen Sound, ON for the St. Maurice River Drive Company. She was eventually acquired by Ocean Group of Quebec, QC, where she retained her name.
Type: Single Screw Tugboat
Year Built: 1951
Builder: Russel Bros. Ltd., Owen Sound, ON
Horsepower: 165 bhp
Length: 34' 00?
Breadth: 10' 00?
Depth: 4' 03?
Port of Registry: Montreal, QC.