North American Missing Persons Network
Carl John Gallen

Above Image: Gallen, circa 1975

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 5, 1975 from Long Spruce Dam 30 km south of Gillam, Manitoba
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: May 31, 1941
  • Age: 34 years
  • Height: 5'11"; (180.34cm)
  • Weight: 194 lbs.; (87.99kgs)
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Clothing: Green pants, white cotton t-shirt.
  • Case Number: MB10007 1994-19; MB10007 1975-089-101; MB10067 1989-10381

  • Details of Disappearance
    Gallen was employed as an iron worker on the Long Spruce dam project. He was working with his partner on a wall near the
    river. Gallen was drilling into the cement of the fall when he fell into the water. His partner indicated Gallen went
    directly under the water and that he did not see Gallen surface. Gallen was not wearing either a safety belt or lifejacket.
    It is presumed Gallen drowned.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Winnipeg RCMP
    (204) 983-5461

    Source Information
    Manitoba Chiefs of Police