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Gull (R.C.A.F.)

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Registry #1 RCAF M.429 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1942 Gull (R.C.A.F.) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1942 Place Steveston Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 40'
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Patrol Vessel (Range Boat (Type II))
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign G3AO
Pendant  # M.429 Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 194-1945 she was acquired by the RCAF for service with the Western Air Command Marine Squadron in Vancouver BC and in the No.9 C.M.U. based at Vancouver BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
She did not carry a W/T set. This vessel was based at Western Air Command, Vancouver, BC. This was a General Utility Boat and was reported to have been a fishing vessel seized from Japanese Canadians. As RCAF Gull she carried a crew of skipper, engineer and wireless operator. She was laid up at Bedwell Harbour in Indian Arm BC after the Second World War.
 
References
Weicht, Chris (1997);
Last update
2015-09-30

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