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Chieftain (I)

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Registry #1 094820 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1890 Chieftain (I) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1890 Place Victoria Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 79.5' x 16.5' x 7.8'
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 65 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 39 Type 2
Engine 19bhp Triple expansion Steam engine Engine Manufacture Albion Iron Works, Victoria BC
Repower 19hp engine (1949c) Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds In 1927 she was rebuilt at North Vancouver BC to 75' x 17' 83gt 5rt. Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1896-1918 she was owned by Robert Cunningham (Cunningham Cannery), Portt Essington BC. In 1918-1919 she was owned by Achates Tow Boat Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1921-1949 she was owned by Pacific Coyle (Navigation) Co. Ltd. (The Red Band Fleet), Vancouver BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
She was beached as a hulk at Gambier Island BC.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping; Rogers, A.C. (Jr.) Shipwreck Chart No. 1;
Last update
2013-05-05

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