Capt. F.T. Hackett of Amherstburg, will be prepared for wrecking work in the vicinity of the mouth of the Detroit river with the opening of another season. He has purchased the big Canadian tug WALES from the Muskoka Lumber Company and will station her at Amherstburg with hawsers, pumps, divers and everything complete for wrecking purposes. She is 150 feet long, 24 feet beam, 12 feet hold and registers 325 tons; his two 22 x 22 high pressure engines and two boilers 8 x 15 feet. She will carry about 400 tons and will be able to lighter the largest class of boats. The tug INTERNATIONAL will work in connection with the WALES.
The Marine Review
February 4, 1892