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R.C.A.F. Retriever

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Registry #1 178204 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1944 R.C.A.F. Retriever Name 5
Name 2 1947 Retreiver II Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1944 Place Dollarton Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 147.2' x 42.5' x 9.3'
Builder McKenzie Barge & Derrick Co. Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 681 Type 1 Barge, crane & derrick
Registered Tonnage 681 Type 2 Barge
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Non-powered
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
In 1944 she was in service with the Royal Canadian Air Force. In 1947-1971 she was owned by British Columbia Packers Ltd., Vancouver BC.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
At the end of the Second World War she was laid up in the ship boneyard at Bedwell Bay in Indian Arm BC.
Canada List of Shipping; Email (Bryon Taylor - Nauticapedia 08/01/2018); RG 12 Reel T-11859 (1973) (Retriever II);
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