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Brunette II

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Registry #1 134413 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN# 90055
 
Name 1 1914 Quinitsa (I) Name 5 1982 Sea Life Planet
Name 2 1930 Island Planet Name 6
Name 3 1969 Thunder Bay II (I) Name 7
Name 4 1971 Brunette II Name 8
 
Year Built 1914 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 50.9' x 13' x 6.7'
Builder Moscrop, Arthur Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 28 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 19 Type 2
Engine 4hp engine (1914); Engine Manufacture
Repower 7hp engine (1930); 240hp engine (1949c); Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds In 1958 she was rebuilt and repowered 240bhp GM diesel engine. Call Sign VGFY
Pendant  # Masters Captain Hume B. Babbington (1914);
 
Owner(s)
In 1914-1925 she was owned by Captain Hume B. Babbington, Prince Rupert BC. In 1926-1969 she was owned by Island Tug & Barge Ltd., Victoria BC. In 1969-1970 she was owned by Edward G. Bolderson, Lund BC. In 1971 she was owned by Americo V. DiCastri, Powell River BC. In 1971-1972 she was owned by Ivy J. DiCastri, Powell River BC. In 1978-1980 she was owned by Charles S. F. Litton, Victoria BC. In 1980 she was owned by Dale R. Forsberg, Victoria BC. In 1982-1984 she was owned by Dale R. Forsberg, Comox BC. In 1984-1987 she was owned by Kenneth D. Newlock, Harrison Mills BC. In 1987-2000 she was owned by Colin Fawcus Ritchie, Denman Island BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 2000-11-22
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
In 1949 she was the first tug owned in the Island Tug & Barge Ltd. fleet.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping; Photo Courtesy of Nauticapedia Collection;
Last update
2013-05-25

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