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HC 101

Harbour Craft

Harbour Craft HC101

Boom Attendant Vessel

Photo courtesy of Byron Taylor

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Built: 1942

Removed from service: 1946 

Paid off: 1946. Sold to private interests. Sank in 1948.


Built in Owen Sound, ON, for the RCN in 1942 to replace the condemned vessel TANTRAMAR, she operated in Saint John's, Newfoundland as a Boom Attendant Vessel. In 1946 she was sold to Anticosti Shipping Co., Montreal, QC and renamed CONSOL III. In 1947 she was sold to Straits Towing & Salvage Co., Ltd., Victoria, BC and renamed HARVAN. In 1948 she sank (total loss). (Source: The Nauticapedia)