High Seas, High Risk: The Story of the Sudburys

by Pat Wastell Norris

Harbour Publishing
P.O Box 219
Madeira Park, BC
V0N 2H0


Following WWII, the Canadian corvette Sudbury was converted into a Deep-Sea Tug by PAcific Mills. Two years later she was sold to Island Tug and Salvage of Victoria BC where she was to become famous for a series of rescues off the North Pacific Coast. Later she was involved in the regular transport of US aircraft carriers to Japan for scrapping before her accidental destructiion due to a watchman forgetting to check the water level in the boilers .. hours later it burst and Sudbury caught fire.

Pat Norris covers the history of theSubdury and her consort, Sudbury II, in a most readable account of their service.