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Registry #1 107716 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1899 Albion Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1899 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 79.2' x 18.2' x 8.3'
Builder Wallace Shipyards Ltd. (False Creek), Vancouver BC Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 88 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 59 Type 2
Engine 24nhp steam reciprocating engine Engine Manufacture John Inglis Co. Ltd., Toronto ON
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters Captain Walter C. Brwer (1920); Captain Herb Clifton (1923);
 
Owner(s)
In 1899 she was owned by Wurzburg Co. Ltd. In 1901 she was owned by The Albion Cannery Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1904 she was owned by Greer & Coyle Towing, Vancouver BC. In 1904-1911 she was owned by The Pacific Towing & Lighterage Co. Ltd., Victoria BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 1910-00-00
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
On September 9, 1910 she was stranded at Black Point, Scow Bay in Malaspina Strait BC.
 
References
Sessional Papers (Vol. 14) (3rd Session of the 11th Parliament of the Dominion of Canada (1911); ; Mansbridge, F. (2002); List of Shipping Casualties Resulting in Total Loss in British Columbia and Coastal Waters Since 1897 (undated manuscript document);
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2015-07-18

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