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Registry #1 153010 Registry #2 529993 (US) Registry #3
Name 1 1926 Coyle No. 1 Name 5 1982 Ahab (I)
Name 2 1957 Pacific Coaster (I) Name 6
Name 3 1961 Canso Straits (II) Name 7
Name 4 1969 Sampson Name 8
Year Built 1926 Place Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
Designer Arthur Moscrop Measurement (imp) 56.7' x 17.2' x 7.3'
Builder Moscrop, Arthur Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 49 Type 1 Tug
Registered Tonnage 20 Type 2
Engine 7hp engine (1926) Engine Manufacture Washington-Estep, Seattle WA USA
Repower 400hp Glenifer engine (1953); 400bhp Enterprise engine; Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign VCMX
Pendant  # Masters
In 1926-1956 she was owned by Pacific (Coyle) Navigation Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1957-1969 she was owned by Straits Towing Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1969 she was owned by Robert P. Sampson, Duncan BC. In 1971-1995 she was owned by Jay & Charlotte Mossman, Port Orchard WA USA. In 1996 she was sold to an Alaskan owner for use as a floating motel.
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Kyle Stubbs (British Columbia Nautical History Facebook Group 30/10/2017) report that "She sank on August 15, 2000 in Vixen Inlet near Meyers Chuck, AK and was not recovered."
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