Ship details:

Colonel Greer (R.C.A.S.C.)

Vessel image


New Nauticapedia Book Just Published!

Volume Four in series

The Nauticapedia List of British Columbia's Floating Heritage Volume Four

Book — British Columbia's Floating Heritage
For more information …

Site News: January 27th, 2018

Databases have been updated and are now holding 51,775 vessel histories (with 4,812 images) and 57,751 mariner biographies (with 3,552 images).

Registry #1 176887 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1944 Colonel Greer (R.C.A.S.C.) Name 5
Name 2 Cape Norman (I) Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1944 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 54.1' x 16.0' x 6.1'
Builder Vancouver Shipyards Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 44.92 Type 1 Work Boat
Registered Tonnage 30.85 Type 2 Fishboat, general
Engine 165hp diesel engine (1944) Engine Manufacture Gray Motor Co., Detroit MI USA
Repower 115bhp (3 nhp) Caterpillar engine Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Z.79 Masters
In 1944-1946 during the Second World War she was operated by the Canadian Army Pacific Command Water Transport Company of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. In 1949 she was owned by Svening Peterson, North Vancouver BC. In 1958 she was owned by Philip D. Humphreys (MO), West Vancouver BC. In 1961 she was owned by Herbert W. Taylor (MO), Vancouver BC.
Fate Registry closed Date 1961-12-14
Named Features
Significance of Name
Bryon Taylor reports that she "foundered near Maude Island, Nanoose Bay BC 16/12/1961".
Canada List of Shipping; Email (Bryon Taylor - Nauticapedia 24/02/2016); LAC Reel 11850 (1961) (Cape Norman); Rogers, A.C. (Jr.) Shipwreck Chart No. 3;
Last update

© 2002-2018