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Registry #1 158792 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1936 Sea Ferring Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1936 Place New Westminster Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 60.0' x 14.0' x 5.5'
Builder Scratchley, W.J. Measurement (metric) 18.3m x 4.3m x 1.7m
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 31 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 21 Type 2 Barge
Engine 8nhp engine (1936); Engine Manufacture
Repower 200bhp Superior engine (1945); 150hp engine (1946); Engine removed (1962); Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
In 1936 she was owned by William J. Scratchley, New Westminster BC. In 1938-1945 she was owned by Albert M. Gilley, New Westminster BC. In 1946-1949 she was owned by Harbour Towing Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1951 she was owned by Dolmage Towing Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1958 she was owned by Vancouver Log Towing Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1961 she as owned by Vancouver Tug Boat Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1962 she was sold to Capital Iron & Metals Co., Victoria BC for scrapping. In 1963 she was owned by James P. Webb, Campbell River BC. In 1966-1969 she was owned by Adam Robinson, Campbell River BC. In 1970-1981 she was owned by William Koropecky, Campbell River BC. In 1982-1983 she was owned by William M. Holman, Surrey BC. In 1985-1991 she was owned by Deirdre A. Hamilton, Vancouver BC. In 2004 she was owned by Mark A. Wilson, Richmond BC. In 2011-2013 she was owned by Mark A. Wilson, Aylmer ON.
Fate Registry closed Date 2013-01-07
Named Features
Significance of Name
In 1962 she was converted to a non-powered barge.
Canada List of Shipping; MacFarlane, John M. (1990) Capital Iron: Scrap dealers in Lotusland. In Resolution (Newletter of the Maritime Museum of British Columbia); Sooke Region Museum (1989)
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