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Statement from City Manager on Moving James Whalen Tug

Statement from City Manager on Moving James Whalen Tug

Which sank by on May 1st of this year

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  August 12, 2022 (LSNews)  On May 1st the historic James Whalen sank in the Kaministiqua River. The city announced Friday it had awarded a contract to raise the board and transport it to temporary storage to LH North for $793,000.

The James Whalen, which was built in 1905 and has been moored at Kam River Heritage Park since the city acquired it in the early 1990s,

The ship had taken on water and partially sunk last year, but water was pumped out and the tugboat was assessed and determined to be stable. 

In a media release the city manager Norm Gale, city manager reported 

The Request for Proposals to raise and move the James Whalen tug closed on August 3, with two submissions received from qualified contractors.

The contract has been awarded to LH North for $793,000.

The proposed schedule indicates that work will begin in mid-September, with completion the first week of October. The methodology proposed includes the use of cranes to lift the tug out of the water and place it into a wooden crib at a temporary dry land storage location.

Options will be explored with the Contractor to change the storage location from the temporary one proposed to a permanent dry land location on City property as part of this project. This would increase the value provided by this work, and avoid future costs to move the boat from the temporary location to a final permanent location. Site option analysis will be completed over the next two weeks to avoid impacts to the project schedule.

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There is fear among residents of the Former City of Fort William that the Historic Tug will be removed from the Kam River Park and move to Marina Park another step in the Destruction  of the former city of Fort Wiliam 

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Thunder Bay and Area Homicides  2022  

Thunder Bay and Area Homicides  2021  

 

No Date Victim Charged  
Homicide #6 Thunder Bay Dec 18 BRIAN JACOB WYER SHANE KRUCHAK TBPS ARREST SUSPECT IN MURDER OF BRIAN WYERTBPS ARREST SUSPECT IN MURDER OF BRIAN WYER

Nov 4

 

SpeCONRAD JOSEPH BANNONnce Court 

  Westfort Ward's 3rd Murder 2021
 
Nov 19

STEVEN BURNS
Part Ave 

  WHAT REALLY HAPPENED IN THE STABBING DEATH OF STEVEN BURNS?
  Jordon Lapointe
147 Frederica St
  4th MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED IN WESTFORT FIRE BOMBING
June 29   DUSTIN DENNIS MOFFATT WESTFORT KILLER WAS WANTED ON WARRANTS
May 10 Liam Slipperjack.   Update LIMBRICK STREET MURDER OF LIAM SLIPPERJACK
         

 

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No Date  Victim Charged  
         
Aug 2   Harriet GRAY Homicide #10  Manslaughter charge laid in death of senior
July 29, 2022 CHARLIE RITCH   Thunder Bay's Murder #9 East End
June 26 AIDEN CUNNINGHAM DANIEL BRAYDEN KEEFE Homicide #8  MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED
June 24 JOHN RUEBEN. JOSEPH HUBBARD 904 Miles Street 
WANTED “MISSING” MAN ARRESTED FOR MURDER
Jun3 17  ALAN CORY ESQUEGA    SADISTIC RAPIST BEATEN TO DEATH WITH BASEBALL BAT
  June 8 

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Now say this death is not being counted as a homicide

 

  Sudden Death #6 Junot Park
June 5 Tyrese BELMORE   Thunder Bay 5th Homicide Victim identified
May 23 CODY BULMER DANIEL BLAIS 2nd MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED
May 15  JAMES  CHAPAIS JAIME OSMAR WANTED MURDER SUSPECT ON BAIL CAPTURED BY THUNDER BAY POLICE
May 2 Adrian Anthony Richardson
Hoddar Ave 
  TBay Homicide #2 Toronto Gang War in Current River
         
Jan 26, Antoine BOUCHARD,
325 Bethune Street
  MURDER on BETHUNE STREET 2022
         
         

 

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