What happened to Theodore the Tugboat?
On July 16, 2020, Ambassatours announced plans to sell Theodore Too. Theodore Too was sold to Blair McKeil of McKeil Marine in Burlington. The tug is now expected to collaborate with Swim Drink Fish, a water education and conservation advocacy group, and will promote sustainability and preservation of the Great Lakes.
Is Theodore Tugboat from Thomas and Friends?
The role, and the person playing the role, is similar to that of Shining Time Station, the American series that featured Thomas & Friends; like Theodore Tugboat, that series initially starred (and was narrated by) an entertainment figure associated with the 1960s.
Why did Theodore Tugboat leaving Halifax?
Theodore, the beloved TV tugboat, left Halifax Thursday morning, bound for a new Ontario home. Theodore Too, the 20-metre replica of the children’s TV character, was sold earlier this year to a new owner who intends to use the smiling vessel to promote the marine industry and responsible marine stewardship.
Is Theodore Tugboat coming back to Halifax?
Theodore’s new owner, Breakwater Investments, plans to port the tugboat in Hamilton. “He’s leaving Halifax to do something better, but it’ll always be his home,” Breakwater Investments’ CEO and president Blair McKeil said. “He will be back; his home truly is Halifax and that will never change.
Who owns Theodore the Tugboat?
Theodore Tugboat was sold last year by its Halifax owners and the new owner, Blair McKeil, is bringing him to Ontario, specifically to Hamilton. A 4-person crew set sail from Halifax on June 10th.
Did Theodore Tugboat get sold?
Halifax’s iconic Theodore Tugboat set sail for Ontario on Thursday, and the passenger vessel’s new owner wants to “thank all the Maritimes” for permitting new custodians. The tugboat called Halifax home for the last 21 years but was sold by Ambassatours Gray Line in March to a new owner in Ontario.
How do I track Theodore the Tugboat?
You can find him using Vessel Finder and follow Theodore TOO and his crew, on their journey and real-time coordinates. You can also follow him using hashtags #TheosGreatLakesAdventure and #WheresTheodoreToo.
Where is Theodore Tugboat set?
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Filmed and set in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (referred to as the “Big City” in the show). A model of Theodore the tugboat can be seen in Halifax’s Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
Where is Theodore Too right now?
The vessel is currently at port HAMILTON, CA after a voyage of 3 hours, 9 minutes originating from port DALHOUSIE, CA. THEODORE TOO (IMO: 8956425) is a Tug that was built in 2000 (21 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Canada.