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War Yukon

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Registry #1 UK Registry Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1918 War Yukon Name 5 1926 Porvenir
Name 2 1919 Ryckett Name 6 1927 Coronado (I)
Name 3 1923 Ragnhild Bryde Name 7
Name 4 1925 Mexico (III) Name 8
Year Built 1918 Place Victoria Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 250' x 43.5' x 25.5'
Builder Cameron-Genoa Mills Shipbuilders Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 2324 Type 1 Freighter, standard WW1
Registered Tonnage Type 2 Barge
Engine 322nhp Triple reciprocating Steam engines, two watertube boilers, 10 kts Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds In 1933 her engines were removed, converted to fish processing barge at Point Firmin Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
In 1918 she was owned by Shipping Controller, managers H.Fernie & Sons. In 1919 she was owned by London Transport Co, London UK. In 1923 she was ownd by Leif Bryde A/S, Sandefjord, Norway. In 1925 (as a whale oil refinery), she was owned by Hvalfangerselsk Mexico A/S, Sandefjord Norway. In 1926 she was owned by Hvalfangerselsk Atlas A/S, Sandefjord Norway. In 1927 she was owned by Hvalfangerselsk Atlas A/S, at Guayaquil, Ecuador. In 1927 she was ownd by Los Angeles Whaling Co, Panama.
Fate Broken up Date 1937-00-00
Named Features
Significance of Name
In 1933 she was burned out and sank, but was later raised. In 1933 she burned to the waterline. In 1937 her remains were scrapped.
Newell, Gordon (Ed.) (1966)
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