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Registry #1 093156 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1886 Lord Templetown Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1886 Place Belfast Area NI Country UK
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 282.9' x 40.1' x 23.7'
Builder Harland & Wolff Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 2152 Type 1 Bark
Registered Tonnage 2152 Type 2 Barge
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Sail
Rebuilds Converted to a barge 2048gt and 2048rt Call Sign KGJP;
Pendant  # Masters Captain Hiram Davidson (1913); Captain A.H. McCartney (1926);
In 1896 she was owned by Irish Shipowners Co. She was sold to T. Dixon and Sons. In 1900 she was sold at San Francisco to Eschen & Minor and placed under nominal ownership of R.P. Rithet & Co. she was registered in 1900 at Victoria. In 1919 she was owned by The Ship Lord Templeton Co. Ltd., Victoria BC. In 1921 she was laid up in San Francisco CA USA. In 1924-1932 she was owned by Coastwise Steamship & Barge Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. As a barge she carried ore from Anyox to Tacoma WA USA. She was owned by James Griffiths and Sons and laid up. She was purchased in 1935 by Island Tug & Barge Co., Victoria BC. She was scrapped at Portland UK in 1958.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
She made her last voyage under sail from Iquique to San Francisco in 1921. In 1921 she was laid up at San Francisco. She was converted to a barge and she was placed in service between Vancouver Island and a pulp mill in Port Angeles.
Canada List of Shipping; Newell, Gordon (Ed.) (1966); The H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (Page 353); Lloyd's Regsiter of Shipping;
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