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H.C. 217

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Registry #1 178811 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1943 H.C. 217 Name 5
Name 2 19545 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 51.38 Type 1 Naval Yard Craft (Dumb Ammunition Lighter)
Registered Tonnage 51.38 Type 2 Scow
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Non-powered
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # HC.217 Masters
In 1943 she was built by the Royal Canadian Navy. In 1945 she was sold to North Shore Packing Co. Ltd., North Vancouver, BC. In 1948-1960 she was owned by British Columbia Packers Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1960-1967 she was owned by The Packers Steamship Company Ltd., Vancouver BC.
Fate Registry closed Date 1978-09-22
Named Features
Significance of Name
She was built as an ammunition lighter for the Royal Canadian Navy (H.C.-217) and employed at Prince Rupert BC. After the War she was placed in the Bedwell Bay boneyard and later she was sold into commercial service. She was broken up 1978-09-22.
Canada List of Shipping; Email (Bryon Taylor - Nauticapedia 08/01/2018); RG12 Reel T-11866 (1978) (N.S.P. 2); RG24D-1-c Volume 6713 File8000-401/217 General Information - Harbour Craft 217;
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