Fish Tugs of the Greatest Lake
BUTCH LA FOND at South Haven, Mich . Photo Courtesy Dave Allers.
BUTCH LA FOND 230377 Built by Burger Boat Co. in 1930 for Everett LaFond, and owned by LaFond-Kreisa Fish Co. 42 ft. x 12 ft. and equipped with a 50-60 hp. Kahlenberg oil engine. Boat was in later years owned by, among others: Joseph Felbinger, Chicago; Glenn Richter, South Haven; Philip Olsen, Sault Ste. Marie; Myril Brix, Sr., Milwaukee. Renamed BUTCHIE B. in 1979.
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