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Island Tug 50

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Registry #1 190295 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1944 Manning No. 1 Name 5
Name 2 1957c Island Tug 50 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1944 Place Wilmington Area DE Country USA
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 203.2' x 34.1' x 10.6'
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 628 Type 1 Barge
Registered Tonnage 628 Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Non-powered
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
In 1944 she was owned by USA interests. In 1949 she was owned by Manning Timber Products Ltd., Victoria BC. In 1958-1961 she was owned by Island Tug & Barge Ltd., Victoria BC.
Fate Registry closed Date 1951-03-08
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Significance of Name
On November 23, 1949 she capsized and was stranded near Clo-oose BC. Her registry was closed March 8, 1951. She was salvaged in 1952 by Island Tug and Barge Co. Ltd. and was reportedly put back in service.
Transportation Safety Board of Canada (1993); Palm, R.S. (1978); Canada List of Shipping; Newell, Gordon & Joe Williamson (1957); Rogers, A.C. (Jr.) (Shipwreck Chart No. 2); List of Shipping Casualties Resulting in Total Loss in British Columbia and Coastal Waters Since 1897 (undated manuscript document);
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