The Sinking of the Tug Boat Dauntless

by John MacFarlane 2017


The tug Dauntless ashore between Ladysmith and Chemainus BC in May 1908. (Photo courtesy of the MMBC. )

In 1901 she was built at New Westminster BC by J. Moir. 92.0’ x 20.5’ x 9.5’ wooden hull 128gt 89rt She was powered by a 39hp steam engine.


The tug Dauntless showing signs of the high water on her hull and funnel. (Photo courtesy of the MMBC. )

In 1901 she was owned by Joseph Mayer, New Westminster BC. In 1904–1920 she was owned by Westminster Towing & Fishing Co. Ltd., New Westminster BC. In 1921–1947 she was owned by Pacific (Coyle) Navigation Co., Vancouver BC. (In 1901 she was built for log towing for the Fraser Mills. In 1947 she was broken up.)

To quote from this article please cite:

MacFarlane, John M. (2017) The Sinking of the Tug Boat Dauntless. 2017.

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