Fonds 980.029.0001 - 0006 - Elworthy Fonds

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Elworthy Fonds

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CA MMBC 980.029.0001 - 0006

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  • 1959-1966 (Creation)

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6 v.

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Island Tug & Barge Limited (1925 -)

Administrative history

Island Tug and Barge Ltd. was founded by H.B. Elworthy in 1925, starting on the west coast and later working Trans-Pacific operations including salvage and towing.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of reports on the salvage operations conducted by Island Tug & Barge Company Vessels.

1. Report on the salvage of M/V Lefkipos, 15 March 1966. Incomplete (missing)
2. Report on the salvage of the freighter SS Georgidore, by the salvage vessel Sudbury II, 30 October 1959. Also includes copy of Lloyd’s Standard Form of Salvage Agreement, dated 31 October 1959, a chart, some photographs, and copy of “Salvage Ships at Work” pamphlet.
3. Report salvage operations SS Tonsina, 20 January 1965.
4. Report on the salvage of the Packer Seamaid, 11 October 1960.
5. Report on the salvage of the freighter S.S. Makedonia by the salvage vessel SS Sudbury, 12 December 1955. Also includes copy of Lloyd’s Standard Form of Salvage Agreement, copies of SS Sudbury chief officer’s log book, and S.S. Sudbury chief engineer’s log book.
6. Report on the salvage of SS Glafkos, 1 January 1962. Also includes copy of Lloyd’s Standard Form of Salvage Agreement, dated 4 January 1962, a sequence of events chart, photographs, and a copy of “Salvage Ships at Work” pamphlet.

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Donated by Mr. A.B. Elworthy, March 1980


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  • English

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MMBC off-site storage, shelf 39.2.2, box ARC 5

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program ( Please note that fees may apply.

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RAD, July 2008 version, Canadian Council of Archives.


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28 September 2017

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