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Avalon

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Photo: Vancouver Archives CVA_447-7226.1

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Registry #1 320164 Registry #2 UK Registry Registry #3
IMO# 5257634 MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1963 Northland Prince Name 5
Name 2 1978 St. Helena Name 6
Name 3 1990 St. Helena Island Name 7
Name 4 1990 Avalon Name 8
 
Year Built 1963 Place North Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 312' x 46.1' x 22.4'
Builder Burrard Drydock Co. Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 3150 Type 1 Passenger/freight vessel
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine 4200bhp T/S diesel engine Engine Manufacture Stork-Werkspoor AG
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1963 she was owned by Northland Shipping (1962) Co.Ltd. In 1963-1977 she was owned by Northland Shipping (1962) Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1978 she was sold to United International Bank of London. In 1978 she was turned over to Curnow Shipping Co. of Port Leven Cornwall. In 1978 she was in the UK, St. Helena, Republic of South Africa service. She went out of service in 1993.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
In 1967 she collided with the fishboat Secord No. 1 (which sank) in Grenville Channel.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping
Last update
2015-02-02

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