The Alpine Fir II: Forestry Patrol Vessel and Power Cruiser

by John MacFarlane 2017

Alpine Fir II

The Alpine Fir II (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

In 1946 she was built at North Vancouver BC by Gordon H. Oliver as the Leitia. She was renamed as the Alpine Fir II. 43.5’ x 11.7’ x 4.5’ (13.26m x 3.57m x 1.37m) wooden hull 25.24gt 22.37rt She was powered by a 86hp engine by Buda Co., Harvey IL USA. She was later re–powered with GM engine.

Alpine Fir II

The Alpine Fir II (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

In 1946–1949 she was owned by Gordon H. Oliver, North Vancouver BC. In 1949–1985 she was owned by the Minister of Lands & Forests & Water Resources, Victoria BC. In 1986–2004 as a yacht she was owned by Thomas Townley, Duncan BC. In 2011–2017 she was owned by Cove Yachts (1979) Ltd., Duncan BC.

Alpine Fir II

The Alpine Fir II (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

Alpine Fir II

The Alpine Fir II (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )



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