Cypress Mist: Views of a Floating Forestry Cookhouse and Accommodation Barge

Cypress Mist

The Cypress Mist (Photo from the Terry Coomber collection. )

Two different contributors saw this barge on the ways in Nanaimo Shipyard, (at 1040 Stewart Avenue) and took pictures which we share here.

Cypress Mist

The Cypress Mist (Photo from the Terry Coomber collection. )

The Cypress Mist was built in 1974 in Fort Nelson BC by Sikanni Oilfield Construction Ltd. as the S.B.M.T. 803. The original name is thought to be an acronym for Streeper Brothers Marine Transport. In 1975-1992 she was owned by Keen Industries Ltd., Edmonton AB. In 1993-1994 she was owned by Delta North Transportation Ltd., Edmonton AB. In 1995-2013 she was owned by International Forest Products Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 2013-2017 she was owned by Interfor Corporation, Vancouver BC. 51.05m x 13.72m x 1.98m steel hulled 441gt/rt.

Cypress Mist

The Cypress Mist (Photo from the Terry Coomber collection. )

The vessel functions as cookhouse and accommodation for Interfor at logging shows up the coast.

Cypress Mist

The Cypress Mist (Photo from the Terry Coomber collection. )

Cypress Mist

The Cypress Mist (Photo from the Allen Felker collection. )

Cypress Mist

The Cypress Mist (Photo from the Allen Felker collection. )



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