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SALVAGE MONARCH
Pictured as: the Salvage Monarch (Toronto Drydock) Photo by: Issac Pennock

Built in 1959, by P.K. Harris Limited of Appledore, England as the Salvage Monarch for Pyke Salvage and Navigation Company of Kingston, Ontario.

In 1964, she was acquired by McAllister Towing and Salvage of Montreal, Quebec. A subsidiary of the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she retained her name.

In 1997, she was acquired by the LeGroupe Ocean Company of Quebec. Where she retained her name.

In 2002, the tug was acquired by the Heritage Harbour Marine Company of Goderich, Ontario. Where she retained her name.

However, the tug was chartered to the Norlake Transportation Company of Port Colborne, Ontario. When the charter expired, the tug was returned to the Heritage Harbour Marine Company of Goderich, Ontario. Where the tug was "laid up" at Toronto, Canada.

In 2011, she was acquired by Toronto Drydock Limited of Toronto. Where the tug retained her name. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,320 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: SALVAGE MONARCH
  • USCG Doc. No.: C310514
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5308275
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Great Lakes, Registry
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: P.K. Harris LTD
  • Year Built: 1959
  • Length: 97.9
  • Hailing Port: Toronto, Canada
  • Hull Depth: 13.6
  • Hull Breadth: 29.0
  • Owner:
    1554830 ONTARIO LTD
    103-600, QUEENS QUAY WEST
    TORONTO, CANADA
    M5V 3M3
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Pyke Salvage and Navigation Co., McAllister Towing and Salvage of Montreal, LeGroupe Ocean of Quebec, Heritage Harbour Marine Co.,