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H.C. 217

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Registry #1 178811 Registry #2 CN 736 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1943 H.C. 217 Name 5
Name 2 1957c N.S.P. 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1943 Place Prince Rupert Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 55.7' x 19.4' x 5.1'
Builder Prince Rupert Dry Dock Co. Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 51 Type 1 Lighter, Ammunition
Registered Tonnage 51 Type 2 Scow
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Non-powered
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # H.C. 217 Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1943-1945 she was owned by the Royal Canadian Navy. In 1958-1961 she was owned by British Columbia Packers Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1967 she was owned by The Packers Steamship Company Ltd., Vancouver BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
She was built as an ammunition lighter for the Royal Canadian Navy (H.C.-217). After the War she was placed in the Bedwell Bay boneyard and later she was sold into commercial service.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping
Last update
2017-04-25

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