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

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Registry #1 173471 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1941 General Hertzberg (R.C.A.S.C.) Name 5
Name 2 1951 Namu Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1941 Place Victoria Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 38.7' x 11.51' x 5.4'
Builder Armstrong Bros. Shipyards Measurement (metric) 11.80m x 3.50m x 1.65m
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 17.52 Type 1 Freighter
Registered Tonnage 8.14 Type 2 Yacht
Engine 60hp engine (1941) Engine Manufacture
Repower 165hp engine (1958c) Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Z.26 Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1941-1946 she was owned by the Canadian Army (Royal Canadian Army Service Corps). In 1946-1961 she was owned by British Columbia Packers Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1962-1975 she was owned by Packers Steamship Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1976-1980 as a yacht she was owned by Duncan Cameron, Madeira Park BC. In 1982-1999 she was owned by Derald D. Harris, Nanaimo BC. In 2001-2004 she was owned by Sea World Fisheries Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 2011-2014 she was owned by Fahn Poper, Courtenay BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 2014-04-16
 
Named Features
Significance of Name Major-General Halfdan Fenton Harboe Hertzberg, CB, CMG, MC, VD was a brigade commander of the Canadian Engineers. Major - General Charles Sumner Lund Hertzberg, CB, MC, VD was a Canadian General of the Second World War. Namu- from a Heiltsuk indian word meaning ' Closely along-side', and a settlement on Fitz Hugh Sound BC.
 
Anecdotes
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 the end of the Second World War she was laid up in the ship boneyard at Bedwell Bay in Indian Arm BC.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping; Email (Bryon Taylor - Nauticapedia 24/02/2016); LAC Reel T-11590 (Name);
Last update
2016-05-23

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