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Registry #1 152746 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1902 Puako Name 5
Name 2 1925c Drumwall Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1902 Place Oakland Area CA Country USA
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 222.0' x 42.0' x 17.7'
Builder W.A. Boole & Co. Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 1096 Type 1 Barquentine, (four-masted)
Registered Tonnage 1096 Type 2 Barge, log
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Sail
Rebuilds She was rebuilt a a log barge Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1902 she was owned by USA interests. She was in service in the Pacific lumber trade and was laid up. She was converted to a hog fuel barge. In 1926-1927 she was owned by the Hecate Straits Towing Co. In 1931 she was owned by Pacific (Coyle) Navigation Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC (as a result of the merger of Pacific Tug & Barge, Hecate Straits Towing and British Pacific Barge Co.)
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
She was in service carrying hog fuel and wood chips between Port Alberni, Chemainus, to Port Townsend and Port Angeles WA USA. She was added to a breakwater at the end of her life.
 
References
Gibbs, Jim A. (1968); Heal, S.C. (2002); Canada List of Shipping; Lloyd's Register of Shipping;
Last update
2013-10-15

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