Gulf of Georgia Towing Co Ltd

GULF OF GEORGIA TOWING CO LTD was one of the top 5 TOWBOATING companies on the BC coast before the industry was reorganized in the 1970s. Founded in VANCOUVER during WWI by George WALKEM, it grew to have the largest fleet of wooden barges or scows in the industry. Sometimes known as the Hertz of the tug and barge business, it supplied scows on daily rentals or monthly charters to other tugboat companies and had a repair yard in FALSE CRK to maintain its fleet. James S. Byrn took over the...

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