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Coyle No. 2

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Registry #1 158933 Registry #2 917825 (US) Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN# 90197
Name 1 1936 S. & G.T. Co. Name 5
Name 2 1940 Coyle No. 2 Name 6
Name 3 1958 Nomad Chief Name 7
Name 4 1988 Coyle No. 2 Name 8
Year Built 1936 Place Denman Island Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 51.9' x 14.1' x 7.1'
Builder Swan & Graham Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 42 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 29 Type 2 Yacht, power-cruiser
Engine 5.5hp engine (1936) Engine Manufacture
Repower 115bhp Union diesel engine (1945); Gray Marine 6-71 twin engines (1959); Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds In 1956 her port side engine was removed. Call Sign VCQF
Pendant  # V060A Masters
In 1936 she was owned by Alexander Swan and Francis Graham (Swan & Graham Towing Co.), Denman Island BC. In 1937 she was owned by Swan & Graham Towing Co., Denman Island BC. In 1939-1951 she was owned by Pacific (Coyle) Navigation Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1956 she was owned by Norman R. Whittal Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1956 she was owned by Straits Towing Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1957-1958 she was owned by Harry B. Wagner (MO), Vancouver BC. In 1958 she was owned by John G. Davey, Victoria BC. In 1972-1979 she was owned by Andrew C. Brooks, Chemainus BC. In 1980-1982 she was owned by Roderick and Catherine Griffin, Ladysmith BC. In 1986-1987 she was owned by Douglas Oulton, Bold Point BC. In 1987 she was transferred to US Registry. In 1987 she was owned by David E. & Donna Rice, Seattle WA USA. In 2011-2017 she was owned by Stephen G. Vogel, Seattle WA USA.
Fate Afloat in 2018 Date
Named Features
Significance of Name S. & G. T. Co. stands for Swan & Graham Towing Co.
In 1936 she was in service towing logs. Her Canadian Register closed on 1987-04-13.
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