Ship details:

War Yukon

Vessel image

Photo Credit:

New Nauticapedia Book Just Published!

Volume Four in series

The Nauticapedia List of British Columbia's Floating Heritage Volume Four

Book — British Columbia's Floating Heritage
For more information …

Site News: May 13th, 2017

Databases have been updated and are now holding 49,765 vessel histories (with 4188 images) and 57,500 mariner biographies (with 3397 images).


Registry #1 UK Registry Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
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 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
 
Owner(s)
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
 
Anecdotes
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.
 
References
Newell, Gordon (Ed.) (1966)
Last update
2016-07-25

© 2002-2017