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Island Warrior

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Registry #1 134744 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1912 G.E. Foster Name 5
Name 2 1921c Prince Rupert No.2 Name 6
Name 3 1942 Island Warrior (I) Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1912 Place Selby Area Yorkshire Country UK
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 118.0' x 22.0' x 11.5'
Builder Cochrane & Sons Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 243 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 44 Type 2
Engine 56hp Triple reciprocating 3-cylinder Steam engine (1912) Engine Manufacture CD Holmes & Co. Ltd. Hull UK
Repower 400hp engine. (1949c); Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds In 1934 she was converted to a tug. Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters Captain Dillon; Captain Evan 'Drydie' Drysdale;
In 1912 she was owned by the Canadian Fishing Company, Vancouver BC. In 1914 she was owned by Atlin Construction Co., Grimsby UK. In 1929-1934 she was owned by Canadian Fish and Cold Storage Co. Ltd., Prince Rupert BC. In 1934 she was owned by Captain Bernard L. Johnson, Vancouver BC. In 1935 she was owned by Westward Towing Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1936-1940 she was owned by San Juan Towing Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1941-1959 she was owned by Island Tug & Barge Ltd., Victoria BC.
Fate Broken up Date 1958-00-00
Named Features
Significance of Name It was named for a principal of the Canadian Fish & Cold Storage Co., Prince Rupert BC.
Captain B.L. Johnson converted her to a tug. She was commanded by his son. In 1959 she was scrapped by Capital Iron & Metals Ltd., Victoria BC.
Canada List of Shipping; Prince Rupert: An illustrated history (2010); Photo Courtesy of Nauticapedia Collection;
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