The Great Tugboat Race

Mink Isle

  The Mink Isle was built by Russel Brothers in Owen Sound, Ontario and was used on Lake Superior as a work tug. When Robert found her she was sitting on a barge in Sault Ste Marie and was in terrible condition. He purchased her in 1986 and has made extensive renovations sice, including repowering her.




Owner: Robert Parr
Year Built: 1947
Length: 50 Feet
Beam: 13.5 Feet
Draft: 6.55 Feet
Horsepower: 300
Home Port: Parry Sound, ON

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