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Registry #1 178054 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN# 91104
Name 1 1947 Chamis Chief Name 5
Name 2 2001c Bentinck Spirit Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1947 Place Tofino Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 44.8' x 14.2' x 4.1'
Builder Wingen, Hilmar T. Measurement (metric) 13.66m x 4.33m x 1.86m
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 31.73 Type 1 Fishboat, general
Registered Tonnage 24 Type 2
Engine 100hp engine (1947) Engine Manufacture
Repower 165bhp diesel engine (2004c) Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds In 1963 she was rebuilt in Vancouver BC. Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
In 1947 she was owned by Albert E. Gibson, Vancouver BC. In 1949-1961 she was owned by Tahsis Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1963-1969 she was owned by John Lenic (MO), Burnaby BC. In 1971-1977 she was owned by John Lenic, Vancouver BC. In 1978 she was owned by John Sobat, Vancouver & Demetre Patseas, Vancouver BC. In 1979-1987 she was owned by John Sobat, Vancouver BC. In 1988-1995 she was owned by Ocean Fisheries Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1997 she was owned by John B. Lande, Hagensborg BC. In 2001-2015 she was owned by John S. Upton, Bella Coola BC.
Fate Afloat in 2015 Date
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