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Haida (R.C.A.F.)

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Registry #1 176515 Registry #2 RCAF M.206 Registry #3
IMO# 5140104 MMSI# VRN# 28977
Name 1 1941 Haida (R.C.A.F.) Name 5 2012c Confidence I
Name 2 1946c Haida (II) Name 6
Name 3 1980c Emil K. Name 7
Name 4 Awhwaoo Name 8
Year Built 1941 Place New Westminster Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 81.2' x 20.2' x 7.0'
Builder Star Shipyards (Mercers) Ltd. Measurement (metric) 24.75m x 6.16m x 2.13m
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 102 Type 1 Patrol vessel
Registered Tonnage 77 Type 2 Fishboat, general
Engine 294hp engine (1941) Engine Manufacture
Repower 280bhp diesel engine (2012c); Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign G3AK
Pendant  # M.206 Masters
In 1941-1944 she was in service with the R.C.A.F. as R.C.A.F. Haida for service with the Western Air Command Marine Squadron. In 1946 she was sold by the War Assets Corp. In 1949-1961 she was owned by Hiram L. Colville (MO), Vancouver BC. In 1966-1970 she was owned by H. Bell-Irving & Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1971-1978 she was owned by Canadian Fishing Company Ltd. Vancouver BC. In 1979-1983 she was owned by Walter Kukulian, Vancover BC and Laurel Fish Packers Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1984-2003 she was owned by Emil K. Fishing Corporation, Vancouver BC. In 2012-2016 she was owned by Confidence Fishing Co. Ltd., Port Hardy BC. In 2017 she was owned by North King Bait Ltd., Campbell River BC.
Fate Afloat in 2017 Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
Canada List of Shipping; Freeman, David J. (2000); Weicht, Chris (1997)
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