Inlet Challenger

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Inlet Challenger in Gold River

In 1960 she was No. 112, owned by Western Tug & Barge Ltd., Nanaimo BC, and then In 1961 she was owned by Northern Salvage & Towing Co. Ltd., Kitimat BC.

In 1962-1967 she was Nanoose Bay, owned by Western Tug & Barge Ltd., North Vanacouver BC.

In 1968-1971 she was La Banque (II), owned by Vancouver Tug boat Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC.

In 1972-1999 she was Seaspan Rover, owned by Seaspan International Ltd., North Vancouver BC.

In 2000-2004 she was Mountain Rover, and later Rover, owned by Mountain Marine Transportation Ltd., Sechelt BC.

In 2011-2014 she was renamed Inlet Challenger, owned by General Towing Ltd., Campbell River BC.

  • Built: 1960, Allied Builders Ltd., Vancouver
  • Gross Tonnage (t): 39.44
  • Net Tonnage (t): 14.09
  • Material: Steel
  • Vessel Length (m): 14.39
  • Vessel Breadth (m): 4.85
  • Vessel Depth (m): 2.01
  • Speed (knots): 10.0
  • Propulsion: Single screw
  • Propulsion Power: 457 Horsepower, General Motors Corporation, Detroit MI USA 16V-71-1 diesel

and now you know…

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