Vessels Built by Turner Boat Works Ltd.

compiled by John M. MacFarlane 2015

They were a boat building company located in Vancouver BC. It started on Coal Harbour about 1897. William Turner, Jr., was a boat builder who operated Turner's Boat Works with his father, William Harold Turner, Sr. (1867-1951). Turner, Sr. came to Canada in 1888 and established Turner's Boat Works in 1908. He retired in 1942, his son then operated the shipyard. In 1943, a fire destroyed the shipyard, but it was rebuilt and continued to operate until 1958, when the younger Turner retired.

46 matches. 1 page. Max 50 records per page.
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Name Registration Vessel Type Year Built
A.R. 194689 Passenger vessel 1948
Aldebaran 188327 Yacht 1955
Ar Bon Ve Jay 192042 Passenger vessel 1949
Bucktail 198636 Yacht 1955
Champagne (I) 188327 Yacht 1955
Cheam (III) 190577 Passenger vessel 1947
Chelene B. 192862 Yacht 1950
Dan-Bob (I) 189202 Yacht 1956
Elizabeth Victoria 192862 Yacht 1950
Eva V (I) 179620 Work Boat 1947
Eva V II 195454 Tug 1953
Evohn 189282 Yacht 1957
Flying 194198 Passenger Vessel 1951
Flying Comet 197388 Work Boat 1954
Flying Express 195212 Work Boat 1952
Flying Spray II 194198 Passenger Vessel 1951
Gail R. 195454 Tug 1953
Gunga Din 310422 Yacht 1958
Hana II 313724 Yacht 1951
Hunechin Chief 189216 Passenger Vessel 1956
Jacque 197842 Yacht 1954
Jaycee 194212 Passenger vessel 1951
Linda Lou III 198628 Yacht 1955
Maggie M. 198925 Yacht 1953
Mar-Dee 189236 Passenger vessel 1956
Mardred B. 172559 Fishboat, general 1932
Mercury IX 192042 Passenger vessel 1949
Merlin III 198677 Yacht 1955
Nanaimo Sprite 198657 Passenger vessel 1954
Oh-Oh II 194212 Passenger vessel 1951
P.D.Q. II (I) 188614 Passenger vessel 1956
P.D.Q. II (II) 194689 Passenger vessel 1948
P.G. Lady 179620 Work Boat 1947
Placebo II 195885 Yacht 1952
Robert Allen (I) 320158 Work Boat 1953
Snow Goose II (I) 198678 Yacht 1955
Strombolli II 194648 Work Boat 1951
Sun Dance III 192042 Passenger vessel 1949
T.24 194681 Tug 1952
T.28 188327 Yacht 1955
Tenfir 310422 Yacht 1958
Texada Moccasin 197719 Passenger vessel 1954
Trader Roc 192862 Yacht 1950
Tzonie 198924 Passenger Vessel 1955
Wee Chapy (I) 198925 Yacht 1953
White Arrow No. 1 198940 Passenger vessel 1955

Author’s Note: This is a partial list (work in progress).

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