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Rossland (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 179470 Registry #2 CN J.358 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1944 Rossland (H.M.C.S.) Name 5
Name 2 1948 La Verne Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1944 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 114.2' x 22.0' x 10.3'
Builder Vancouver Shipyards Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 179 Type 1 Minesweeper, Llewellyn-class
Registered Tonnage 84 Type 2 Tug
Engine 800hp engine (1944) Engine Manufacture Vivian Engine Works, Vancouver BC
Repower 600hp engine (1952); Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign VXFB
Pendant  # J.358 Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1944-1945 she was in service with the Royal Canadian Navy. In 1945-1948 she was owned by Crown Assets & Disposal Corporation, Ottawa ON. In 1948-1958 she was owned by Vancouver Tug Boat Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
At the end of the Second World War she was laid up in the ship boneyard at Bedwell Bay in Indian Arm BC. In 1992 she was laying in Lake Union WA USA. She was later moved to Poulsbo WA USA where she was reported to have sunk in the Summer of 2000.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping; Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000);
Last update
2013-05-12

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