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Registry #1 198656 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1955 Marila Name 5
Name 2 1985 82-1 Name 6
Name 3 1997c Marila Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1955 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
Designer German, Milne & Gilmore Measurement (imp) 42.5' x 12.1' x 2.6'
Builder Allied Shipbuilders Ltd. Measurement (metric) 13.51m x 3.66m x 1.27m
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 14.72 Type 1 Patrol vessel
Registered Tonnage 11.04 Type 2 Fishboat, general
Engine 175bhp NHMS-600-1 diesel engine (1955) Engine Manufacture Cummins Engine Co., Columbus IL USA
Repower 200hp engine; 179kw diesel engine (2011c); Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds In 1996 she was rebuilt Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters Captain Arthur L DeLancey (1955)
In 1955-1986 she was owned by The Minister of Fisheries, Ottawa ON. In 1987-1994 as a crew boat she was owned by Robert Steen, Tuktoyaktuk NWT. In 1995-2004 she was owned by Hendrik Buitendyk, Bamfield BC. In 2011-2017 she was owned by Hendrik Buitendyk and Thelma Buitendyk, Lantzville BC.
Fate Afloat in 2017 Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
After construction she was then put on a railcar and shipped to Waterways Alberta where Captain Arthur L DeLancey finished her refit and sailed her down the Slave River to Bell Rock NWT where she was portaged over Bell Rock and then on to the Great Slave Lake. She plied the waters of the Great Slave Lake as a patrol vessel with Hay River as her home port for the next 34 years where she patrolled enforcement of fisheries regulations.
McLaren, T.A. & Vickie Jensen (2000); Canada List of Shipping
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