Tag Archives: tug boats

On the hard – Gowlland Scout (ex Finlay 2)

Gowlland Scout on the hard at Stones Marina & Boatyard in Nanaimo

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ALPULP VII

ALPULP VII in Port Alberni This little tug was built in 1978 by Alberni Engineering & Shipyard Ltd. She was originally owned by MacMillan Bloedel Ltd.

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YTL 435

This 422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small was laid down in 1943, at Bellingham Iron Works, Bellingham, WA. She was delivered and placed in service as YT-435 in the 12th Naval District, Navy Yard Mare Island in 1944, Vallejo, California. … Continue reading

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Ogden Point Breakwater

A tug heading out to assist a cruise ship arriving at the Victoria Cruise Ship Terminal

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Seaspan Foam

Seaspan Foam at Ogden Point

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Charles H. Cates XX

Charles H. Cates XX at Ogden Point

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Rapid Providour

Rapid Providour at Comox Marina

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Race Point I ex Swiftsure III

Race Point I in Gabriola Passage, off Drumbeg Provincial Park on Gabriola Island and a closer look… Built: 1970, B.C. Marine Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver Gross Tonnage (t): 86.78 Net Tonnage (t): 8.09 Construction Material: Steel Vessel Length (m): 18.78 Vessel … Continue reading

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Big boats, little boats – Helen J ex Sea Imp IX

Helen J with Newcastle Island in the background I used both of these images as the little boats are both complement the overall scene- that and I can’t decide which I prefer… Built: 1992, Sylte Shipyard Ltd., Maple Ridge Gross … Continue reading

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Deep Bay – Lorna Foss

Lorna Foss (with tarped quarter deck) shortly before she sank in Deep Bay One of several derelict ships in Deep Bay, Lorna Foss sank early on the 5th of April, 2016, raising serious concerns for nearby oyster beds and the … Continue reading

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