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Canmar Tugger

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Registry #1 395515 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# 8104101 MMSI# VRN#
Name 1 1981 Canmar Tugger Name 5
Name 2 1993 Atlantic Oak Name 6
Name 3 2004c Island Tugger Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1981 Place North Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 105'
Builder Allied Shipbuilders Ltd. Measurement (metric) 32.31m x 10.36m x 4.02m
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 463.6 Type 1 Tug, anchor-handling
Registered Tonnage 131.96 Type 2 Tug
Engine 2-1450kw diesel 8 cylinder engines Engine Manufacture General Motors Corporation, Detroit MI USA
Repower Propulsion Twin Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign VG9866
Pendant  # Masters Captain L. Lorengreek (1991)
In 1981 she was owned by Dome Petroleum, Calgary AB. In 1998-2011 she was owned by Atlantic Towing Ltd., Saint John NB. In 2011-2014 she was owned by Island Tug & Barge Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 2015-2017 she was owned by Island Tug & Barge Ltd., Richmond BC.
Fate Afloat in 2017 Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
12 knots while cruising. Variable pitch propellors, nozzles, a bow thruster and four rudders produced a high degree of manoeuverability. The double drum winch on the deck gave her the capability for heavy load towing. Lloyd's Ice Class 1 standard. She was a modified version of the Arctic Taglu and Arctic Hooper but with about 50% more horsepower. The crew of eleven enjoyed high quality accomodation with space for 7 more passengers. In 1991 she made a west to east transit of the Northwest Passge under Captain L. Lorengreek. In 2011 she was classified as Lloyds +100A1 Tug Ice Class I
Canada List of Shipping; MacFarlane, J.M. (1992) Northwest Passage Challengers. In Resolution. Spring Issue. Maritime Museum of British Columbia; Photo Courtesy of Nauticapedia Collection;
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