Hike Metal Products, Wheatley ON

Most recent update: September 19, 2020.


Hike Metal Products Ltd. was formed in 1958 and specializes in high-performance aluminum vessels.  Visit the company at www.hikemetalboatshipvesselbuilders.com.  The yard is located at 320 Milo Road, in Wheatley, on the north shore of Lake Erie and 45 miles east of the Windsor/Detroit border: see it from the air on Google here.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your input to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT m. Built Disposition
  179558 Miss Marg           Closed 2008
        Tanker 17   1960 Retired 2011
  314694 Stan Dupont II   Workboat/Tug 29 16 1963 Later 2010-01, now Shark
1 311347 Seveno Great Lakes Fish Fishing 34 18 1963 Now Sina Maria
2 320942 Paula D. Paul's Boat Lines Ferry 109 20 1964 Active
3 311350 Lady Muskoka Lady Muskoka Cruises Passenger 141 29 1965 Active
4 318421 Chief Shingwauk Chief Shingwauk Marine Passenger 109 20 1965 Active
5 327371 Stewart C   Passenger 35 12 1966 Now Ste. Marie I
  318812 Miss Muskoka Lady Muskoka Cruises Passenger 85 20 1964 Now Kawartha Spirit
7 323921 Donna F. Great Lakes Fish Fishing 41 19 1966 Active
8 323922 H. A. Stewart   Fishing 40 20 1967 Later Isabel Maria, now Lady Salome
9 323924 Brian D. Great Lakes Fish Fishing 43 19 1967 Active
10 323926 Kimmy Sue Four Bros. Fishing Fishing 40 19 1968 Active
11 323925 Merri-Gale II   Fishing 117 20 1968 Active
   U.S.A. Friendship ACK Restaurants Passenger 78 21 1968 Active (O.N. 649026)
14 188100 Peche Island II Sirrah Limited Ferry 110 20 1968 Now Papoose III
15 329721 Peche Island III Sirrah Limited Ferry 110 20 1968 Later Papoose IV, now Pioneer Queen
16 329722 Peche Island IV Sirrah Limited Ferry 110 20 1968  
17 329723 Peche Island V Sirrah Limited Ferry 110 20 1968 Now Spirit of the Kawarthas
18 330306 Mariposa Belle   Passenger 195 22 1970 Now Niagara Belle
19 345141 Phyllis Yorke F. M. Yorke & Sons Tug 272 30 1970 Closed 1996
 20 345163 Margaret Yorke F. M. Yorke & Sons Tug 272 30 1970 Closed 1996
  323928 Castricom   Yacht 9   1970 Later Indefatigable, closed 2014
 22 346001 Haligonian III Murphy Tours Passenger 110 20 1972 Active
 23 331089 Miss Parry Sound   Passenger 34 19 1972 Now Miss Olympia
24 330308 Maid of the Mist III Maid of the Mist SB Co Passenger 75 22 1970 Sold 1992, closed 1998
26 318423 Quastar John Myles Yacht 58 14 1972 Active
27 314136 Jeanette M. Daniel Minor Workboat 31 19 1973 Active
 28 346007 R & G. Great Lakes Fish Fishing 51 19 1973 Active
 33 369289 Guardian No. 1   Research 38 16 1974 Now Septentrion
 36 348354 Maid of the Mist IV Maid of the Mist SB Co Passenger 75 22 1976 Scrapped 2013
 37 384187 Sea Prince II Rockport Boat Line Passenger 172 25 1978 Active
 39 348590 Elmore M. Misner   Tug 126   1979 Later Offshore Supplier, wrecked 2003
40 391523 R. & L. No. 1   Tug 143 23 1979 Now Ecosse
41 395221 Island Queen V   Passenger 399 34 1980 Now Empress of Canada
42 801792 Kristy Lyn II White Fisheries Fishing 65 13 1985 Active
43 368780 Francesca Madre Figliomeni & Son Fishing 100 19 1981 Active
  372581 Cloud Chaser Gerald Stoddard Passenger 62 18 1979 Active
  391709 Alexandria III Gregory Beauchamp Yacht 140 23 1980 Active
54 802347 Maid of the Mist V Maid of the Mist SB Co Passenger 74 22 1983 Scrapped 2013
55   Souris Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 17 12 1985 Retired 2004
56 826040 Cap Goeland Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 17 12 1985 Later Goeland, sold 2004
57 806301 Oliva         1989 Closed 1999
  U.S.A. Ruhen Douglas Groff Yacht 31 13 1985 Active (O.N. 1081855)
59 801793 Walpole Islander Walpole-Algonac Ferry Line Ferry 72 17 1986 Active
60 801796 Teresa Maria   Fishing 121 21 1987 Active
61 C13112ON   Harbor Vue Marina Work Boat 7 9 1985 Active
68 809652 Cuan Law         1988 Closed 2005
71 806297 Catherine E.         1989 Closed 1999
73 810361 J. L. Erskine Min. of Community Safety Patrol Boat 9 9 1988 Active
74 C06516AB   Sugloo Marine Crewboat 7 9 1989 Suspended 2018
75 801799 Fan. C. III Causarano Fishery Fishing 108 20 1989 Active
76 C13141ON   Windsor Police Patrol Boat 5   1989 Closed
78 809943 Le Petit Lievre Traversiers du Quebec Ferry 13 11 1989 Now Les Eaux Scintillantes
81 815732 Monitor VI Hindson Marine Work Boat 5 8 1989 Later C25511ON, closed 2015
85 C13601ON   Parks Canada Work Boat 5 7 1992 Active
86 C19474ON   Parks Canada Work Boat 5 9 1992 Active
87 C21222ON   Toronto Cons. Auth. Research 4   1993 Suspended
91 814262 Noskca-J   Fishing 100 20 1990 Active
92 U.S.A. Old School Michael A. Reesby Yacht 12 13 1991 Active (O.N. 979880)
93 814696 Arrow Post Canadian Coast Guard Research 228 27 1991 Now David Thompson
94 814539 Osprey Toronto Port Authority Workboat/Tug 5 8 1991 Active
 96 C10390ON   Toronto Island Marina Passenger 7 9 1992 Active
97 815413 Niagara Queen II Ontario Power Generation Icebreaker 578 17 1992 Active
98 C10052ON   Min. of Nat. Res. Work Boat 7 9 1995 Active
103 C06402NT   R.C.M.P. Patrol Boat 7 9 1994 Active
106 816906 Great Blue Heron Blue Heron Co Passenger 112 20 1994 Active
107 819269 Clark's Harbour Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 43 16 1995 Active
108 819270 Cap-Aux-Meules Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 43 16 1995 Active
109 819305 Sambro Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 43 16 1996 Active
110 820275 Westport Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 43 16 1996 Active
111 820551 Sipu Muin Canadian Coast Guard Hovercraft   28 1998 Active
112 820560 Siyay Canadian Coast Guard Hovercraft   28 1998 Active
  842210 Streetgang Christopher Porth Jet Boat 5 8 1998 Active
114 C03500ON   Ontario Prov. Police Patrol Boat 8 10 1997 Active
122 U.S.A. Silver Bullet   Yacht 30 18 1998 Active (O.N. 1072741)
123 C06676ON   Hamilton Police Patrol Boat 7 9 1999 Closed
124 821248 Jack's Queen   Fishing 84 21 1998 Now Alessia
125 821242 Saute Moutons 8 Niagara Jet Boating Passenger 12 13 1999 Active
133 C10376ON

Marine Unit 1

Toronto Police Patrol Boat 14 12 2000 Active
134 822513 Aazhaawe William McCue Ferry 164 30 1999 Active
135 821650 Placentia Pilot Atlantic Pilotage Authority Pilot Boat 53 17 2000 Now Strait Eagle
 136 828312 HMS Detroit   Replica 471  41  2008 Completed by Senesco as Oliver Hazard Perry (O.N. 1257224)
137 823396 Deer Island Princess II Min. of Transportation Passenger 312 40 2001 Active
138  U.S.A.   US National Parks Service Fisheries Research 9   2001  
139 C10377ON

Marine Unit 4

Toronto Police Patrol Boat 7 9 2000 Active
140  U.S.A.   Vermont State Police Patrol Boat 8 10 2001  
141 C03226ON   Ontario Prov. Police Patrol Boat 8 10 2002 Active
142 C03227ON   Ontario Prov. Police Patrol Boat 8 10 2002 Active
143 824460 Great Lakes Guardian Min. of Environment Work Boat 12 11 2002 Active
144  U.S.A.   Connecticut Police Patrol Boat 8   2002  
145 U.S.A. Vega Harbor Equipment Pilot Boat 67 20 2003 Active (O.N. 1143436)
 146 825542 Vakta Canadian Coast Guard Patrol Boat 34 16 2002 Active
147 C14258ON   Niagara Police Patrol Boat 2   2003 Suspended
148 834887 Julian Fantino Min. of Justice Patrol Boat 9 10 2002 Active
149     RCMP Patrol Boat 4   2001  
150  U.S.A.   Miami Dade County Weed Harvester 5   2003  
151                
152                
 153 825996 Purvis (The)   Fishing 97 21 2003 Active
154 835875  Gwen M. Boniface Min. of Community Safety Patrol Boat 9 10 2003 Later C04906ON, active
155     Min. of Community Safety Patrol Boat 9 10 2003 Later C04907ON, active
156 834770  Archie Ferguson II Min. of Community Safety Patrol Boat 9 10 2003 Later C04909ON, active
157 U.S.A. C T Randall Florida Fish & Wildlife Patrol Boat 35   2003 Active
158 C10383ON

Marine Unit 7

Toronto Police Patrol Boat 7 9 2005 Active
159 C06679ON Marine 1 Durham Police Patrol Boat 9 10 2004 Active
160   Copasetic Ocean Research Corp. Research 495   2006 Now yacht Marcato
161 C26112AB   North American Fleet Co. Work Boat 10 10 2005 Active
 162 827453 Waawaatesi City of York Work Boat 11 10 2005 Active
163 830206 TCCA 1 Toronto Port Authority Passenger 219 29 2005 Now David Hornell VC
164 830781 Zephyr XII Blue Heron Co Passenger 9 10 2006 Active
165 U.S.A. John R. Frazier City of Baltimore Fireboat  52   2007 Active
166 C13615ON Marine 1 Region of Peel Patrol Boat 9 10 2007 Active
167  U.S.A.   City of New York Patrol Boat 13   2007 Active
168                
169                
170                
171     Abu Dhabi Shipbuilding Patrol Boat 9   2007 Active
172 833933 Tribute to the 100th Min. of Community Safety Patrol Boat 9 10 2007 Active
173 832518 Thomas P Coffin Min. of Community Safety Patrol Boat 9 10 2007 Active
174 834894 Rachel Carson U. of Maryland Research  78   2008 Now Ontario Explorer
175 833907 Grandes Eaux Laurentian Pilotage Pilot Boat 62 19 2008 Active
176 834784 Huron Explorer I Min. of Nat. Resources Research 112 19 2010 Active
177 834894 Ontario Explorer Min. of Nat. Resources Research 112 19 2010 Active
178 U.S.A. Christopher Wheatley City of Chicago Fireboat 300   2011 Active
179 834069 TCCA 2 Toronto Port Authority Passenger 270 29 2009 Now Marilyn Bell I
180 C19325ON Marine 1 Halton Police Patrol Boat 12 11 2011 Active
181 C26860AB   North American Fleet Co. Work Boat 10 10 2005 Active
182 C26861AB   North American Fleet Co. Work Boat 10 10 2010 Active
183 835824 Flowerpot Express Blue Heron Co. Passenger 59 15 2011 Active
184 834887 Julian Fantino Min. of Community Safety Patrol Boat 9   2003 Active
185 834784 Taukamaim Laurentian Pilotage Pilot Boat 80 22 2012 Active
186  U.S.A.   Miami Dade County Weed Harvester 5   2012 Active
187  U.S.A.   Miami Dade County Weed Harvester 5   2012 Active
188  U.S.A.   Miami Dade County Weed Harvester 5   2012 Active
189  U.S.A.   Miami Dade County Weed Harvester 5   2012 Active
190 837637 Naawij City of York Work Boat 9 12 2013 Active
191                
192 837992 Niagara Wonder Hornblower Canada Passenger 185 25 2014 Active
193 837993 Niagara Thunder Hornblower Canada Passenger 185 25 2014 Active
194   Breaker 1 Syncrude Ice Breaker 20   2014 Active
195   Breaker 2 Syncrude Ice Breaker 20   2014 Active
196     Syncrude Pond Support 8   2013 Active
197     Syncrude Pond Support 8   2013 Active
198 838768 Chris Jackson Min. of Environment Workboat 6 9 2013 Active
199   Birch C.N.R.L. Workboat     2016 Active (O.N. 345168)
200   Buckton C.N.R.L. Workboat     2016 Active
201  U.S.A.

Marine 3

City of San Diego Fireboat     2015 Active
202                
203 C24424ON   Ministry of Nat. Res. Patrol Boat 15 10 2015 Active
204  840066 Iron Guppy Toronto Ports Authority Tug 87 20 2016 Active
205 841103 Pennant Bay Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82 20 2016 Active
206 842018 McIntyre Bay Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82 20 2017 Active
207  842740 Sacred Bay Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82 20 2019 Active
208     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82 20   Building
209     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82 20   Building
210     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82 20   Building
211                
212 C29357AB   Imperial Oil Work Boat 15 14 2019 Active
213     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82 20   Building
214     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82 20   Building
215     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82 20   Building
216     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82 20   Building
217 843634  Savior I Hike Metal Products Work Boat 5 8 2019 Active
Other Small Vessels Built by Hike Metal Products
  C02429QC             Suspended
  C03072ON             Closed
  C03073ON             Closed
  C03074ON             Closed
  C03739ON   Parks Canada Work Boat 7 9   Active
  C05941ON             Closed
  C07179ON   Nordcap Steel Docks Work Boat 9 10   Active
  C07194ON   Min. of Nat. Res. Work Boat 7 9   Active
  C07699ON   Dept. of Fisheries Work Boat 14 12   Active
  C11196ON   Min. of Nat. Res. Work Boat 6 9   Active
  C11503ON             Closed
  C12498ON             Closed
  C12625ON             Suspended
  C13189ON   Dept. of Fisheries Work Boat 11     Suspended
  C14060ON             Closed
  C17290ON   Golder Associates Research 5 8   Active
  C18976NB   R.C.M.P. Patrol Boat 3 8   Active
  C20710ON   Purdy Fisheries Fishing 9     Suspended
  C23456ON             Closed