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B.C.P. 43

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Registry #1 154551 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1927 B.C.P. 43 Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1927 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 47.0' x 13.5' x 6.3'
Builder Burrard Shipyard & Engineering Works Ltd., Vancouver BC Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 27.51 Type 1 Fishboat, general
Registered Tonnage 18.71 Type 2
Engine 2hp engine (1927) Engine Manufacture
Repower 45bhp engine Yuba Manufacturng Co.; 115hp engine; Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
In 1927-1931 she was owned by Packers Steamship Co., Vancouver BC. In 1937 she was owned by British Columbia Packers Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1958-1979 she was owned by David Carpenter, Bella Bella BC.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
On December 15, 1973 she capsized and sank in a 60 mph gale in Catala Channel, 30 miles northwest of Bella Bella BC. Five lives were lost. On August 31, 1978 she sank in Seymour Narrows BC.
Transportation Safety Board of Canada (1993); Canada List of Shipping; Harbour & Shipping (Progress Publishing Co. Ltd.) Vol. 10 (1927); List of Shipping Casualties Resulting in Total Loss in British Columbia and Coastal Waters Since 1897 (undated manuscript document);
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