Ship details:

Kittiwake (R.C.A.F.)

Vessel image

Photo: Vancouver Archives

New Nauticapedia Book Just Published!

Volume Four in series

The Nauticapedia List of British Columbia's Floating Heritage Volume Four

Book — British Columbia's Floating Heritage
For more information …

Site News: January 27th, 2018

Databases have been updated and are now holding 51,775 vessel histories (with 4,812 images) and 57,751 mariner biographies (with 3,552 images).

Registry #1 RCAF M.290 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1942c Kittiwake (R.C.A.F.) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1942c Place (nk) Area (nk) Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp)
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Crash Boat
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign Y8OG
Pendant  # M.290 Masters
In 1942-1945 she was owned by the royal Canadian Air Force. She was acquired by the RCAF for service based at Patricia Bay BC.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
She was laid up in the boneyard in Bedwell Bay, Burrard Inlet after the Second World War.
Weicht, Chris (1997); MacDonald, C. & D. Drake, J. Doerksen, M. Cotton (1998);
Last update

© 2002-2018