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

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Registry #1 173581 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1941 Josephine D. No. 2 Name 5
Name 2 1942 Colonel Holmes (R.C.A.S.C.) Name 6
Name 3 1961c St. Joseph (II) Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1941 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 61.7' x 18.4' x 8.7'
Builder Marpole Boat Works (T. Erie) Measurement (metric) 18.8m x 5.6m x 2.7m
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 62.46 Type 1 Freighter
Registered Tonnage 33 Type 2 Fishboat, seiner
Engine 290hp engine (1941) Engine Manufacture
Repower 135hp engine (1958c); 365bhp diesel engine (2004c) Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign CYCW
Pendant  # Z.47 Masters
In 1941-1943 she was owned by Giovanni Dorigan. In 1943-1947 she was a transport vessel owned by the Department of National Defence for the Canadian Army (Royal Canadian Army Service Corps). In 1947-1948 she was owned by Francis Millard & Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1948-1973 she was owned by Ante Boroevich (MO), Vancouver BC. In 1973 she was owned by Boroevich Sea Foods, Vancouver BC. In 1977-1980 she was owned by Sky Bird Enterprises Ltd., Burnaby BC and B.C. Sandyne Fishing Co. Ltd., Delta BC and Boroevich Sea Foods Ltd., Burnaby BC. In 2004 she was owned by Sandyne Fishing Co. Ltd., Delta BC.
Fate Registry closed Date 2011-10-05
Named Features
Significance of Name
During the Second World War she was operated by the Canadian Army Pacific Command Water Transport Company of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps at Vancouver BC.
Canada List of Shipping (1945); Freeman, David J. (2000); Email (Bryon Taylor-Nauticapedia 24/02/2016); LAC Reel T-11597 (St Joseph);
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