From Tim Coltons Maritime Memo’s comes word that Hike Metal Products, a producer of all kinds of specialty government and other small vessels, is for sale. The yard is in Wheatley, Ontario, which is about 45 miles east of the Windsor-Detroit border.
Besides Building small craft for the Government, They also Built Several of the Maid of the Mist boats at Niagra Falls.
Local Connections include Haligonian III (the Murphys tourboat) in 1972 and CCGS Sambro (photo at Left) in 1996. Complete list Available Here