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General Anderson (R.C.A.S.C.)

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Registry #1 172498 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1941 General Anderson (R.C.A.S.C.) Name 5
Name 2 General Anderson Name 6
Name 3 Ruth Carlyle Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1941 Place Victoria Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 52.6' x 15.2' x 7'
Builder Victoria Motor Boat & Repair Works Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 42 Type 1 Work Boat
Registered Tonnage 29 Type 2
Engine 120hp engine (1941) Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Z.27 Masters
In 1941-1947 she was a transport vessel owned by the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps.
Fate Registry closed Date 1957-11-21
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Significance of Name
During the Second World War she was operated by the Pacific Command Water Transport Company of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. Bryon Taylor reports that "She was used to transport supplies and personnel to Outer Defences Prince Rupert. Vessel sank off Seal Rocks, Hecate Strait 21/11/1957."
Canada List of Shipping: Email (Bryon Taylor - Nauticapedia 24/02/2016); LAC Reel T-11849 (1957) (Ruth Carlyle);
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