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Island Tug 52

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Registry #1 190296 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1943 Manning No. II Name 5
Name 2 1957c Island Tug 52 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1943 Place Kearny Area NJ Country USA
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 203.2' x 34.1' x 10.6'
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 605 Type 1 Barge
Registered Tonnage 605 Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Non-powered
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
In 1943 she was owned by USA interests. In 1949-1951 she was owned by Manning Timber Products Ltd., Victoria BC. In 1958-1961 she was owned by Island Tug & Barge Ltd., Victoria BC. In 1979 she was owned by Capital Iron & Metals Ltd., Victoria BC.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
On March 8, 1951 she capsized and sank off Nootka Sound BC and was later salvaged.
Transportation Safety Board of Canada (1993); Canada List of Shipping; 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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