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Salvage Queen (II)

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Registry #1 179617 Registry #2 US Registry #3
Name 1 1943 YMS-140 (U.S.S.) Name 5 Clear Water
Name 2 1948 Salvor (III) Name 6
Name 3 1950 Salvage Queen (II) Name 7
Name 4 Patsy Lee Name 8
Year Built 1943 Place Astoria Area OR Country USA
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 129.7' x 24.6' x 10.3'
Builder Astoria Marine Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 269 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 155 Type 2
Engine 1000hp engine (1943) Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # YMS.140 Masters
In 1943-1945 she was owned by the United States Navy. In 1948-1949 she was owned by Straits Towing & Salvage Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1950 she was owned by Vancouver Salvage Equipment Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1953 she was owned by Pacific Salvage Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1958-1966 she was owned by Straits Towing Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1966 she was owned by Emlyn Mathews, Pitt Meadows BC.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
Canada List of Shipping; George Duddy (2016);
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