Tugs:

These tugs were built for the Kootenay Lake barge service between Nelson (Procter after 1900) and Kootenay Landing.

Ymir 1899-1929. (77.7 x 16.7 x 6.5 feet)

Proctor 1900-1904. (65.0 x 14.4 x 5.2 feet) The Proctor was transferred to Trout Lake in 1904 and was later sold by the CPR.

Valhalla 1901-1930. (102.5 x 20.8 x 9.0 feet)

Hosmer 1909-1930. (109.8 x 20.9 x 8.4 feet)

Granthall 1928-1958. (102.0 x 24.1 x 10.0 feet) After the end of the barge service, the Granthall was retained as a relief vessel for the Moyie on the routes to Kaslo, Riondel, Lardeau and other points around Kootenay Lake.


Archival Photographs of the tugs Ymir, Proctor, Valhalla, Hosmer and Granthall


CPR Sternwheelers and Tugs in the Kootenay (List)