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Smaller than I remember

Was transferred to the hallet from another tug for 3 weeks in 1971. We towed from wood down the... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2015
skipro4720
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Mission, Canada
Waterfront Working Boat

The Hallett was a logging tug that worked Rainy Lake before wood collection was largely road based... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2012
Alicetas
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Ontario
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24 Jun 2018
“history on river”
19 Nov 2017
“Ft. Frances and Voyageur Park”
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1011 Front Street, Fort Frances, Ontario P9A 1H2, Canada
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Floating museum very neat from by gone era Greatly recvomend. Tower seemed to high for us but younger would enjoy

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank joannerhyland
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Excellent place to stop for a break and stretch. Sunny summer days are a nice reminder of the past glory days of logging and Boise Cascade Mills. Nice beach area to enjoy. And you're only 5 hours from Thunder Bay !

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank SnoMan56623
Reviewed November 11, 2015

We stopped in Fort Frances on our way across the Trans-Canada to Thunder Bay. This is a nice, inexpensive activity to do for a few minutes if it's a nice day. The tug is right down by the marina and you have to visit the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank canuckshutterbug
Reviewed June 13, 2015

Was transferred to the hallet from another tug for 3 weeks in 1971. We towed from wood down the sceine river to Fort Frances. The hallet looks much smaller now, especially the top bunk that was mine,you learnt not to sit up too fast. Great...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank skipro4720
Reviewed August 2, 2012

This boat when taken out of services by Boisie Cascade had been pulling log booms to the paper mill in Fort Frances for over thirty years. Restored by the town, it sits in water. You have access to all parts of the boat.

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank curious2807
Reviewed July 30, 2012 via mobile

The Hallett was a logging tug that worked Rainy Lake before wood collection was largely road based. It is facinating to see the living conditions of the ships workers. Tickets ( a code) can be purchased at the marina beside the site.

3  Thank Alicetas
Reviewed July 19, 2012

This was a great way to spend my afternoon. I toured the Logging Tug Hallett on the Laverendrye Parkway and I learned so much about how the boat used to work. There were many information boards on the boat that you were able to look...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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