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Registry #1 102622 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1893 Marmion Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1893 Place Bowling Green Area Scotland Country UK
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 140.0' x 24.0' x 10.5'
Builder Scott & Sons Co. Measurement (metric)
Hull Iron Displacement
Gross Tonnage 324 Type 1 Freighter
Registered Tonnage 124 Type 2
Engine 70hp engine Steam engine (1893) Engine Manufacture
Repower 630ihp engine (1942c) Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1909 she was owned by Nobel Explosives Company Glasgow Scotland. In 1910 she was owned by Vancouver Portland Cement Company Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1917 she was owned by S.S. Marmion Ltd., Victoria BC. In 1918-1926 she was owned by the Coastwise Steamship and Barge Company, Vancouver BC. In 1931 she was owned by Samuel H. Henderson, Vancouver BC. In 1932-1945 as a tug she was owned by Queen Charlotte Towing & Salvage Ltd. a subsidiary of Kelley Logging Co., Vancouver BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 1944-00-00
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
In 1911 she ran aground in Second Narrows. On 06/01/1945 she was wrecked on St. John's Reef near Thormondby Island BC. She was broken up at Capital Iron and Metals Ltd., Victoria BC.
 
References
Transportation Safety Board of Canada (1993); Canada List of Shipping; List of Shipping Casualties Resulting in Total Loss in British Columbia and Coastal Waters Since 1897 (undated manuscript document);
Last update
2013-05-17

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