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Registry #1 124395 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1909 Petriana Name 5
Name 2 1911 Gray Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1909 Place Workington Area Country UK
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 182.7' x 27.9' x 12.3'
Builder R. Williamson & Son Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 707 Type 1 Whale catcher
Registered Tonnage 511 Type 2
Engine 3-cylinder Triple reciprocating surface condensing 90rhp Steam engine and boiler Engine Manufacture Ross & Duncan Ltd., Glasgow Scotland UK
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign GJCN / HNRK
Pendant  # Masters Captain Shadforth;
 
Owner(s)
In 1910-1914 she was a whaler operated by Northern Steamships, Workington UK. In c1921 she was owned by Consolidated Whaling Corporation Ltd., Victoria BC. In 1939-1946 she was owned by Union Steamships Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1942 she ended her whaling service. In 1942 she was chartered to Waterhouse Co.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 1948-00-00
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
On 19/10/1948 she was sunk as a breakwater at Oyster Bay BC.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping; Dalzell, Kathleen E. (1973); Webb, Robert Lloyd (1988); Ruston, Gerald A. (1974);
Last update
2015-06-26

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