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Harris No. 8

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Registry #1 172309 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1939 Harris No. 8 Name 5
Name 2 1958 Pacific Pilot Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1939 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 42.3' x 14.2' x 7.7'
Builder Vancouver Shipyards Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 26 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 11 Type 2
Engine 280hp engine (1957c) Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign VCGX
Pendant  # V060B Masters Captain Don Borthwick (1972)
In 1939-1942 she was owned by Harris Towing Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1942-1951 she was owned by Pacific (Coyle) Navigation Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1956-1958 she was owned by Harris Towing Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1958-1961 she was owned by Straits Towing Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1969 she was owned by John Bentzek, Duncan BC. In 1970-1971 she was owned by Hansen Towing Ltd., Campbell River BC.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
In 1972 she was burned and sunk in Doctor Bay BC.
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