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Registry #1 126783 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1910 Wireless Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1910 Place New Westminster Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 79' x 18.5' x 8.2'
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement 90
Gross Tonnage 90 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 49 Type 2
Engine 33hp Steam engine (1910) Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1910-1920 she was owned by Westminster Towing & Fishing Co. Ltd., New Westminster BC. In 1921 she was owned by Coyle Towing Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1926-1937 she was owned by Pacific (Coyle) Navigation Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
On 25/09/1930 she was towing the C.Q.L. No. 4 which became stranded, 8 miles northeast of Entrance Island BC. The Wireless sank in Jervis Inlet BC.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping; Rogers, A.C. (Jr.) Shipwreck Chart No. 1; List of Shipping Casualties Resulting in Total Loss in British Columbia and Coastal Waters Since 1897 (undated manuscript document);
Last update
2012-10-08

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