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La Fille (I)

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Registry #1 150275 Registry #2 CN Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1920 Atta Boy Name 5
Name 2 1927 La Fille (I) Name 6
Name 3 1960 West Coaster Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1920 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer Measurement (imp) 51.0' x 13.7' x 6.1'
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 28 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 19 Type 2
Engine 60hp semi-diesel engine (1920) Engine Manufacture Penny-Porter
Repower 100hp 4 cylinder Washington-Estep diesel engine at Vancouver Machinery Depot Ltd. (1924); 250hp diesel engine (1951); Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters Captain Ken Adams (Later Admiral Ken Adams RCN);
 
Owner(s)
In 1920-1921 she was owned by George F. Atter, Vancouver BC. In 1924-1943 she was owned by Vancouver Tug Boat Co., Vancouver BC. She was chartered by the Royal Canadian Navy as a training vessel 1941-1943. In 1943 she was owned by Aero Timber Products Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1946-1958 she was owned by Vancouver Tug Boat Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1960-1966 she was owned by West Coast Salvage Co., Vancouver BC. In 1967-1974 she was owned by Harvie Forest Industries Ltd., Port Coquitlam BC. In 1975-1978 she was owned by Humphries Water Freight Ltd., Campbell River BC. In 1978-1979 she was owned by Menzies Bay Marine Services Ltd., Cortes Island BC. In 1980-1983 she was owned by Bruce MacLeod, Surrey BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 2003-02-25
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
She sank in bella Coola Harbour - her engine was salvaged.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping; Freeman, David J. (2000); Photo Courtesy of Nauticapedia Collection;
Last update
2013-04-23

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