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Dreadful (II)

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Registry #1 131148 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1912 Deadful (II) Name 5
Name 2 1919 Rumania Name 6
Name 3 1926 Pacific Monarch Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1912 Place South Shields Area Country UK
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 118.5' x 25.2' x 13.8'
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 253 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 92 Type 2
Engine 74hp Triple expansion steam engine (1912); Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign VGDJ
Pendant  # Masters
In 1912 she was owned by Canadian Western Lumber Co. Ltd., Fraser Mills BC. In 1915 she was owned by Canadian Tugboat Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1919 she was owned by Canadian Western Lumber Co. Ltd., Fraser Mills BC. In 1924 she was owned by Pacific Tug & Barge Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1925-1931 she was owned by Pacific (Coyle) Navigation Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1951-1952 she was owned by Coast Ferries Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1952 she was sold to USA interests.
Fate Registry closed Date 1952-09-22
Named Features
Significance of Name
In 1920 she towed Davis Rafts. On May 5, 1930 she went aground on Mystery Reef, 10 miles southeast of Savary Island BC. In 1943 she grounded at off Lagoon Bridge Saltair at high tide while enroute to Union Bay BC to bunker fuel. The tug Leroi was sent from Vancouver BC to assist. (The Los Angeles Times Page 21 Tuesday 06/05/1930;) In 1943-1945 she served with the US Army Transportation Corps in Alaska. In September 1952 she was sold for scrap in Seattle WA USA and broken up.
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