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Registry #1 126205 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1908 Farquhar Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1908 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 63.3' x 16.8' x 8.0'
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement 49
Gross Tonnage 72 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 49 Type 2
Engine 16nhp Steam engine (1908) Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters Captain Isaac Breete (1930);
 
Owner(s)
In 1908 she was owned by Edmund R. Seaton, Vancouver BC & Daniel H. Seaton, New Westminster BC. In 1909-1915 she was owned by Brooks Scanlon O'Brien Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1916-1925 she was owned by Kingcome Navigation Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1926-1930 she was owned by Pacific Coyle Navigation, Vancouver BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
On 15/01/1930 she was lost wth all hands in the Georgia Strait while towing a barge from Bellingham WA to Vancouver BC. Part of the wheelhouse was washed ashore on Stewart Island WA and the barge on Saturna Island.
 
References
Transportation Safety Board of Canada (1993); Canada List of Shipping; List of Shipping Casualties Resulting in Total Loss in British Columbia and Coastal Waters Since 1897 (undated manuscript document);
Last update
2013-05-20

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