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Island Trooper

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Registry #1 133768 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1913 Respond (I) Name 5
Name 2 Buttercup Name 6
Name 3 1944 Island Trooper Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1913 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 49.5' x 14.5' x 6'
Builder Moscrop, Arthur Measurement (metric) 15.1m x 4.4m x 1.8m
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 22.64 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 15.4 Type 2
Engine 9hp engine (1913); Engine Manufacture
Repower 90bhp F-M diesel engine (1928); 135hp engine (1944); 440hp diesel engine (1960) Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign CY2414
Pendant  # VE012A Masters Captain Ivan Clarke (1924); Captain J. McPhee (1927); Captain R.W. O'Kelly (1928)
 
Owner(s)
In 1919-1926 she was owned by William E. Gardner, Victoria BC. In 1926-1967 she was owned by Island Tug & Barge Ltd., Victoria BC. In 1979-2010 she was owned by Douglas M. Bell (MO), North Vancouver BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 2010-05-18
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
 
 
References
Canada List of Shipping; Newell, Gordon & Joe Williamson (1957); Photo Courtesy of Nauticapedia Collection; Sivertz, Bent G. (2000); http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist0527uvic_21#page/n6/mode/1up/search/tugboats+racing+tugboat+race+raced;
Last update
2017-11-29

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