Hike Metal Products, Wheatley ON

Most recent update: April 25, 2019.


Hike Metal Products Ltd. was formed in 1958 and in its early years concentrated on fishing vessels.  It now 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 Built Disposition
  179558 Miss Marg         Closed 2008
        Tanker 17 1960 Retired 2011
  314694 Stan Dupont II   Workboat/Tug 29 1963 To CCG 1971 as Shark, to Kenya 2010
 1 311347 Seveno Great Lakes Fish Fishing 34 1963 Now Sina Maria
 2 320942 Paula D. Paul's Boat Lines Ferry 109 1964 Active
 3 311350 Lady Muskoka Lady Muskoka Cruises Passenger 141 1965 Active
 4 318421 Chief Shingwauk Chief Shingwauk Marine Passenger 109 1965 Active
 5 327371 Stewart C   Passenger 35 1966 Now Ste. Marie I
  318812 Miss Muskoka Lady Muskoka Cruises Passenger 85 1964 Now Kawartha Spirit
 7 323921 Donna F. Great Lakes Fish Fishing 41 1966 Active
8 323922 H. A. Stewart   Fishing 40 1967 Later Isabel Maria, now Lady Salome
9 323924 Brian D. Great Lakes Fish Fishing 43 1967 Active
 10 323926 Kimmy Sue Four Bros. Fishing Fishing 40 1968 Active
 11 323925 Merri-Gale II   Fishing 117 1968 Active
   U.S.A. Friendship ACK Restaurants Passenger 78 1968 Active (O.N. 649026)
14 188100 Peche Island II Sirrah Limited Ferry 110 1968 Now Papoose III
15 329721 Peche Island III Sirrah Limited Ferry 110 1968 Later Papoose IV, now Pioneer Queen
16 329722 Peche Island IV Sirrah Limited Ferry 110 1968  
17 329723 Peche Island V Sirrah Limited Ferry 110 1968  
18 330306 Niagara Belle   Passenger 195 1970 Now Mariposa Belle
19 345141 Phyllis Yorke F. M. Yorke & Sons Tug 272 1970 Closed 1996
 20 345163 Margaret Yorke F. M. Yorke & Sons Tug 272 1970 Closed 1996
  323928 Castricom   Yacht 9 1970 Now Indefatigable
 22 346001 Haligonian III Murphy Tours Passenger 110 1972 Active
 23 331089 Miss Parry Sound   Passenger 34 1972 Now Miss Olympia
24 330308 Maid of the Mist III Maid of the Mist SB Co Passenger   1970 Sold 1992, closed 1998
 26 318423 Quastar John Myles Yacht 58 1972 Active
 27 314136 Jeanette M. Daniel Minor   31 1973 Active
 28 346007 R & G. Great Lakes Fish Fishing 51 1973 Active
 33 369289 Guardian No. 1   Research 38 1974 Now Septentrion
 36 348354 Maid of the Mist IV Maid of the Mist SB Co Passenger 75 1976 Scrapped 2013
 37 384187 Sea Prince II Rockport Boat Line Passenger 172 1978 Active
 39 348590 Elmore M. Misner   Tug 126 1979 Later Offshore Supplier, wrecked 2003
40 391523 R. & L. No. 1   Tug 143 1979 Now Ecosse
41 395221 Island Queen V   Passenger 399 1980 Now Empress of Canada
42 801792 Kristy Lyn II White Fisheries Fishing 65 1985 Active
43 368780 Francesca Madre Figliomeni & Son Fishing 100 1981 Active
  372581 Cloud Chaser Gerald Stoddard Passenger 62 1979 Active
  391709 Alexandria III Gregory Beauchamp Yacht 140 1980 Active
54 802347 Maid of the Mist V Maid of the Mist SB Co Passenger 74 1983 Scrapped 2013
55   Souris Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 17 1985 Retired 2004
56 826040 Cap Goeland Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 17 1985 Later Goeland, sold 2004
57 806301 Oliva       1989 Closed 1999
  U.S.A. Ruhen Douglas Groff Yacht 31 1985 Active (O.N. 1081855)
59 801793 Walpole Islander Walpole-Algonac Ferry Line Ferry 72 1986 Active
60 801796 Teresa Maria   Fishing 121 1987 Active
61 C13112ON   Harbor Vue Marina Work Boat 7 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 1988 Active
74 C06516AB   Sugloo Marine Crewboat 7 1989 Active
75 801799 Fan. C. III Causarano Fishery Fishing 108 1989 Active
76 C13141ON   Windsor Police Patrol Boat 5 1989 Retired 2012
78 809943 Le Petit Lievre Traversiers du Quebec Ferry 13 1989 Now Les Eaux Scintillantes
81 815732 Monitor VI Min. of Environment Yacht 8 1989 Closed 2015
81 C13189ON   Dept. of Fisheries Work Boat 11 1992 Active
85 C13601ON   Parks Canada Work Boat 5 1992 Active
86 C19474ON   Parks Canada Work Boat 5 1992 Active
87 C21222ON   Toronto Cons. Auth. Research 4 1993 Active
91 814262 Noskca-J   Fishing 100 1990 Active
92 U.S.A. Old School Michael A. Reesby Yacht 12 1991 Active (O.N. 979880)
93 814696 Arrow Post Canadian Coast Guard Research 228 1991 Active
94 814539 Osprey Toronto Port Authority Workboat/Tug 5 1991 Active
97 815413 Niagara Queen II Ontario Power Generation Icebreaker 578 1992 Active
98 C10052ON   Min. of Nat. Res. Work Boat 7 1995 Active
103 C06402NT   R.C.M.P. Patrol Boat 7 1994 Active
106 816906 Great Blue Heron Blue Heron Co Passenger 112 1994 Active
107 819269 Clark's Harbour Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 43 1995 Active
108 819270 Cap-Aux-Meules Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 43 1995 Active
109 819305 Sambro Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 43 1996 Active
110 820275 Westport Canadian Coast Guard SAR Lifeboat 43 1996 Active
111 820551 Sipu Muin Canadian Coast Guard Hovercraft   1998 Active
112 820560 Siyay Canadian Coast Guard Hovercraft   1998 Active
114 C03500ON   Ontario Prov. Police Patrol Boat 8 1997 Active
115-121              
122 U.S.A. Silver Bullet   Yacht 30 1998 Active (O.N. 1072741)
123 C06676ON   Hamilton Police Patrol Boat 7 1999 Active
124 821248 Jack's Queen   Fishing 84 1998 Active
125 821242 Saute Moutons 8 Niagara Jet Boating Passenger 12 1999 Active
126-132              
133 C10376ON

Marine Unit 1

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

Marine Unit 4

Toronto Police Patrol Boat 14 2000 Active
140  U.S.A.   Vermont State Police Patrol Boat 8 2001  
141 C03226ON   Ontario Prov. Police Patrol Boat 8 2002 Active
142 C03227ON   Ontario Prov. Police Patrol Boat 8 2002 Active
143 824460 Great Lakes Guardian Min. of Environment Work Boat 12 2002 Active
144  U.S.A.   Connecticut Police Patrol Boat 8 2002  
145 U.S.A. Vega Harbor Equipment Pilot Boat 60 2003 Active (O.N. 1143436)
 146 825542 Vakta Canadian Coast Guard Patrol Boat 34 2002 Active
147 C14258ON   Niagara Police Patrol Boat 2 2003 Active
148     Ontario Prov. Police Patrol Boat 8 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 2003 Active
154 835875  Gwen M. Boniface Min. of Community Safety Patrol Boat 9 2003 Active
154 C04906ON   Ontario Prov. Police Patrol Boat 8 2003 Active
155 C04907ON   Ontario Prov. Police Patrol Boat 8 2003 Active
156 C04909ON   Ontario Prov. Police Patrol Boat 8 2003 Closed
156 834770  Archie Ferguson II Min. of Community Safety Patrol Boat 9 2003 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 2005 Active
159 C06679ON Marine 1 Durham Police Patrol Boat 9 2004 Active
160   Copasetic Ocean Research Corp. Research 495 2006 Now yacht Marcato
161 C26112AB   North American Fleet Co. Work Boat 10 2005 Active
 162 827453 Waawaatesi City of York Work Boat 11 2005 Active
163 830206 TCCA 1 Toronto Port Authority Passenger 219 2005 Now David Hornell VC
164 830781 Zephyr XII Blue Heron Co Passenger 9 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 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 2007 Active
173 832518 Thomas P Coffin Min. of Community Safety Patrol Boat 9 2007 Active
174 834894 Rachel Carson U. of Maryland Research  78 2008 Now Ontario Explorer
175 833907 Grandes Eaux Laurentian Pilotage Pilot Boat 62 2008 Active
176 834784 Huron Explorer I Min. of Nat. Resources Research 112 2010 Active
177 834894 Ontario Explorer Min. of Nat. Resources Research 112 2010 Active
178 U.S.A. Christopher Wheatley City of Chicago Fireboat 300 2011 Active
179 834069 TCCA 2 Toronto Port Authority Passenger 270 2009 Now Marilyn Bell I
180 C19325ON Marine 1 Halton Police Patrol Boat 12 2011 Active
181 C26860AB   North American Fleet Co. Work Boat 10 2005 Active
182 C26861AB   North American Fleet Co. Work Boat 10 2010 Active
183 835824 Flowerpot Express Blue Heron Co. Passenger 59 2011 Active
184 834887 Julian Fantino Min. of Community Safety Patrol Boat 9 2003 Active
185 834784 Taukamaim Laurentian Pilotage Pilot Boat 80 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 2013 Active
191              
192 837992 Niagara Wonder Hornblower Canada Passenger 185 2014 Active
193 837993 Niagara Thunder Hornblower Canada Passenger 185 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 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 2015 Active
204  840066 Iron Guppy Toronto Ports Authority Tug 87 2016 Active
205 841103 Pennant Bay Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82 2016 Active
206 842018 McIntyre Bay Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82   Building
207   Sacred Bay Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82   Building
208     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82   Building
209     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82   Building
210     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82   Building
211   WWJD Imperial Oil Icebreaker 15   Building
212     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82   Building
213     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82   Building
214     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82   Building
215     Canadian Coast Guard SAR Boat 82   Building
Other Small Vessels Built by Hike Metal Products
  C02429QC           Suspended
  C03072ON           Closed
  C03073ON           Closed
  C03074ON           Closed
  C03739ON   Parks Canada Work Boat 9   Active
  C05941ON           Closed
  C07179ON   Nordcap Steel Docks Work Boat 9   Active
  C07194ON   Min. of Nat. Res. Work Boat 7   Active
  C07699ON   Dept. of Fisheries Work Boat 14   Active
  C10390ON           Closed
  C11196ON   Min. of Nat. Res. Work Boat 7   Active
  C11503ON           Closed
  C12498ON           Closed
  C12625ON           Suspended
  C14060ON           Closed
  C17290ON   Golder Associates Research 5   Active
  C18976NB   R.C.M.P. Patrol Boat 3   Active
  C20710ON   Purdy Fisheries Fishing 9   Active
  C23456ON           Closed