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Buster B.

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Registry #1 133718 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1912 Buster B. Name 5 1977 Kathy K.
Name 2 1949 Westminster King Name 6
Name 3 1967 Kathy K. (I) Name 7
Name 4 1971 Stormpoint (I) Name 8
 
Year Built 1912 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 49.0' x 14.8' x 5.7'
Builder Moscrop, Arthur Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 28 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 3 Type 2
Engine 6hp engine (1912) Engine Manufacture
Repower 10hp engine (1918); 360bhp engine (1952); 300hp engine (1960) Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds In 1944 she was rebuilt at New Westminster BC. Call Sign
Pendant  # NW032A Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1912 she was owned by Alexander Brown & Arthur Moscrop, Vancouver BC. In 1913 she was owned by Alexander Brown, Vancouver BC. In 1917 she was owned by Robert F. Marpole, Vancouver BC. In 1917-1926 she was owned by Christopher E. Keeling, North Vancouver BC. In 1927-1940 she was owned by Thos. Cooper and Peter Smith (JO), New Westminster BC. In 1940-1949 she was owned by Westminster Tugboats Ltd., New Westminster BC. In 1949-1958 she was owned by Westminster Charterers Ltd., New Westminster BC. In 1960 she was owned by Westminster Tugboats Ltd., New Westminster BC. In 1965-1970 she was owned by Gordon L. Kleaman, West Vancouver BC. In 1970-1977 she was owned by Egmont Towing & sorting Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1977 she was owned by Lions Gate Tug & Barge Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1979-1980-1983 she was owned by Centennial Leasing Ltd., Surrey BC. In 1984 she was owned by Seaforth Towing Ltd., Port Moody BC. In 1984-1985 she was owned by Lions Gate Tug & Barge (1973) Ltd., North Vancouver BC. In 1985-1989 she was owned by Coast Marine Transportation & Towing Ltd., Langley BC. In 1990-1998 she was owned by F.B.M. Holdings Ltd., Terrace BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 1998-01-29
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
In 1997 she was a float camp at Kitsway Island. She is believed to have sunk at her moorings at Kitimat BC.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping; Photo Courtesy of Nauticapedia Collection;
Last update
2013-12-09

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