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Name Date Built Where builit Builder Length Type Original Owner Notes Official No. Port of Registry
H & R 1925 Prince Rupert
28 x 9.2 x 3

1927 owners: Mary & Isabella Shrubsall
-Chartered for 1932 fishery patrol, Capt Robert Shrubsall (WF June 1932: 24)
152662 Prince Rupert
Ha-Wha-Las 1927
New Westminster
Stokkeland, John 44.4
seine

Sister ship of Kwatsu, Kinish and Klomis.
• "Capt. Wilho Luck was in port from Sointula with a nice cargo of scrap fish and dogfish livers on his seiner Ha Wha Las. Had some repairs carried out and is now getting ready for halibut fishery. The rest of the crew comprise: Wilfred Mantta, the engineer, Wayne Paterson, Joe Sivonen, and Arne Lake, all from Sointula. Capt. Luck's father, Capt. Otto Luck, is one of the pioneer fishermen of Sointula and is now trapping." Western Fisheries, Feb 1943 p. 10.
1948 owner: BC Packers
154432

Haida Brave (became Haida Brave II) 1949 Masset
43

1953 owner: Nelson Brothers Fisheries (65 hp)
1985 owner: K. Brillon, Queen Charlotte City
1992 owner (Haida Brave II): Ocean Fisheries
Registry closed May 26, 1992
192086 Prince Rupert
Haida Girl (became Selwyn Point) 1931 Massett White, Henry 46

1948 skipper: Geoffrey White (Native Voice, Nov. 1948)
1953: Capt Willis White (WF Dec5 3:20)
1948, 1953 owner (Haida Girl): Nelson Brothers Fisheries
1985 owner: BC Packers
2007 owner n Richmond
156824 Prince Rupert
Haida Pride (ex Star Lock) 1958?
Wahl 30

Registration closed July 5, 1999.
189635
Haida Queen 1949 Prince Rupert Wahls 31.0x9.4x4.2 troller
1953 owner: Peter Martin, Skidegate Mission (18 hp)
1954: Peter Martin; pwered with 30-40 hp Easthope; 20 Watt 6 v. Norpak radiotelephone. WF Feb 54:26 [pic]
179569 Prince Rupert
Haida Warrior (ex Western Wave) 1951 Masset
49

1953 owner (Haida Warrior) Nelson Bros. Fisheries
1985, 1992 owner: Collinson Fishing Co., Skidegate
194282 Prince Rupert
Hallett F. [Hallett P?] 1918 Prince Rupert
43.3 x 10.6 x 5

1921 owner: Bryant Co. Ltd, Prince Rupert
1927 owner: Oscar L. Dunlap, Port Clements
150577 Prince Rupert
Hanaco 1910 Nass River
40.2 x 11.4 x 4.5

1915, 1919 owner: Nabukichi Hamadi, Claxton
1921 owner: Emmons Brannen, Prince Rupert
1927 owners: Rupert Marine Products
126614 Prince Rupert
Hannah L. / Hanna



seine Arthur Hill, Kitkatla In PR for supplies. PRDN Jan 31, 1925
Belonged to A. Hill of Kitkatla. At McLean yards for general overhaul and new engne installation. Chartered to Lowe Inlet cannery for coming season. PR Daily News, Apr. 23, 1927.

ref. to the BC Packers' seine boat Hanna [sic] L. New engine installed. May 21, 1927


Haulem Inn 1952 Bella Bella
37.2x12.2x5.0

1953 owner: Roy Grieve, Bella Bella 194864 Vancouver
Havel
Oona River Group, John 31




Havkat 1952 Dodge Cove Wahl, Ed 29'

Registered Dec. 16, 1988
1992 owner: Lynch, Victoria
2006 owner: Lynch, Youbou
802693 Prince Rupert
Hazel L. <1933


seine William Leask, Metlakatla a 40 hp Finnoy installed for Leask "in his well known seineboat and packer Hazel L." PRDN April 29, 1933

Hazel L. II / Lady V. 1937 Prince Rupert Suehiro 43.3x13.7x5.3 packer William Leask? Metlakatla 1946: Capt. Wm Leask of Metlakatla is with his packer Lady V at Claxton Cannery. (WF June 1946:36.)
"a Metlakatla boat." mentioned in Tugboat Tales, p. 21, 92.
1953 owner (Lady V): W. Leask, Metlakatla
1985 owner: Herman Fishing Co. Vancouver
Registration closed February 18, 2005
159039 Vancouver
Hazel Point
Osland Sakamoto Brothers

Canfisco, Oceanic Cannery built on the lines of a pleasure boat as a dispatch boat for Oceanic Cannery. In later years in was a pleasure boat docked at the Prince Rupert Yacht Club. (Robert Johnson, Memories of Osland, p. 54)

Heim 1945 Dodge Cove Wahl, Edward 34.1x11.2x4.8
A. Anderson Chrysler 110 hp. PRDN Mar 30, 1946
1948, 1953 owner: Anders Anderson, Prince Rupert
1985 owner: R. Pineo, Nanaimo
1992 owner: merry Fishing Inc, Shawnigan Lake
2006 owner: Surrey
175458 Prince Rupert
Hekla II 1939 Prince Rupert
37.3x11.0x4.9

1948, 1953 owner: Jonah Nelson, Butedale BC 174911 Prince Rupert
Helen II 1927 Cow Bay McLeans 57.7 x 15 x 7 halibut James McNulty, Prince Rupert • Skipper Chris Hovmuller. Originally had seine gear, to try to seine for halibut. Unsuccessful first trip, so installed conventional gear. (PR Daily News, April 2, 1927.)
• After 2 trips, went to west coast of Vancouver Island for salmon seine charter. Capt. Hovmuller not sure if he will return. PR Daily News May 21, 1927.
1947: Capt. Peter Byrne; ship on ways at Vancouver Shipyards for overhaul & painting. (WF April 1947:49)
1948 owner: Peter Byrne et al, Prince Rupert
1985, 1992 owner: Ocean Fisheries, Vancouver
153308 Prince Rupert
Helen K. I 1936 Sea Island Baba Brothers 28

1948 owner: Lesliel Knight, Vancouver
1992, 2012 owner in Port Hardy
170404 Vancouver
Helena 1925 Cow Bay
38 pleasure
"built on regular coastal lines... the hull is at present at the Cow Bay creek ways... not unlike the Shawatlans in build." PRDN Oct 311925.

Helge H. 1928 Cow Bay Tsumura 50' halibut Maurelius Halkestad Turned over to owner Feb 24, 1928. PRDN Feb. 25, 1928
Trial runs in the harbour, now ready to fish. PR Daily News, Mar 3, 1928.


Hermod 1945 Oona River Group, John 30
Sven Urdquist, Oona River Oona River list says 33' built 1927-1939
1953 owner: S. Urdquist, Oona River
1985, 1992 owner: G. Patten, Quathiaski Cove
194289 Prince Rupert
Hesquiat Brave (ex Grass) 1937 / 1955 Prince Rupert Matsumoto, I.P. 32.6x11.0x4.4 (1953)

1953 owner (Grass) John Saldan, Prince Rupert (115 hp)
rebuilt, renamed.
1985, 2006 owner (Hesquiat Brave): P. Charleson, Tofino
159037 Prince Rupert, Port Alberni
Hevenor 1940 Oona River Letts, Fred 32 troller
double-ender with a trunk cabin and small pilot house, built 1932 or after.

Hi 1952 Prince Rupert Wahl, Ed 32
Klaus Telseth 1953 owner: Klaus Telseth, Prince Rupert
1954: Planked by Wahls and finished by Telseth. WF June 1954: 14. [has pic]
1985 owner: M. Griswold, Heriot Bay
1992 owner: Rhonda Ross, Surrey
2006 owner in Duncan
194974 Prince Rupert
Hi-Rose 1966 Port Edward Tasaka 33

1985 owner: N. Mostad, Nanaimo
1992 owner: Robert Perigo, Sooke
Registration closed July 15, 2002
326556 Vancouver
Hike 1947 Prince Rupert Wahl 41 troller Olav Skaalevik 1948, 1953 owner: Olav Skaalevik, PR Co-op, PR
1985 owner: P. Trudeau, Vancouver
closed Sept. 14, 1989
Richmond archives image, 1977
176796 Prince Rupert
Holly Ann (became Savary Isle) 1972 Prince Rupert Prince Rupert Boatyard Ltd Wahl 35

1985 owner: L. Baines, Galiano
reg link http://www.tc.gc.ca/ShipRegistry/detail.asp?lang=e&VesselID=20331&category=all

have pic at steveston

http://www.richmond.ca/asp/archives_search/SingleImage.asp?Image=1999-0006-00850.jpg

have a pic
344769 Prince Rupert
Homeward Bound 1966 Masset Wylie, Alexander 41

1985 owner: Bob Whitely, Prince Rupert
1992 owner: S. Coty, Calgary
2006 owner in Vancouver
320928 Prince Rupert
Hoo Kares 1932 Brentwood
28

1948 owner: Charles Hudson, West Vancouver 158568 Vancouver
Horizon 1939 Prince Rupert Suehiro, Y. 40.0x11.6x4.8

1948, 1953 owner: Ole Olson, Prince Rupert
1985, 1992 owner: R. Stacey, Vancouver
2006 owner in Delta
Richmond Archives image, 1974
170929 Vancouver
Horseshoe 1912 Inverness Cannery
42

Registered about 1937
1948 owner: William J. McLean (M.O.) Prince Rupert
159040 Prince Rupert
Huntress No. 1 1956 Prince Rupert Wahl Boat Yard Ltd. 35

Registered 1956 03 02
1985, 1992 owner: L. Smith, Kyuquot
2006: Bowser
198572 Prince Rupert
Hydah 1910 Skidegate
33.1x9.8x3.7

1916, 1921 owner: Isaac Wilson, Skidegate 126615 Prince Rupert
I. H. 1919 Hunts Inlet
31

Registered in 1940
1948 owner: Peder Melo, Prince Rupert
172030 Prince Rupert
Iance 1911 Port Simpson
38.7 x 9.2 x 3.7

1915, 1919 owner: Charles A. Gardner, Victoria 130612 Victoria
Iceland 1920 Osland Laurusson, Johannes [Laruson]
troller A. and K. Eyolfson 'The first gasoline boat to be built at Osland has been completed by Johannes Laurusson, a well known Icelandic boat builder. It is owned by A. and K. Eyolfson.' completed Ap. 20, made its maiden voyage trip Caspaco Cannery on Ap. 26. PRDN May 3, 1920.

Iceland I 1930 Prince Rupert Dry Dock 34

1948 owner: Eino Haapala, Prince Rupert
1953, 1985 owner: Dudley Schubert, Prince Rupert
1992 owner: S. Morrow, Prince Rupert
Closed Feb. 27, 2001
Now on beach at Humpback Bay (2006)
155186 Prince Rupert
Ida III 1958 Dodge Cove Wahl Boatyard 33

Registered June 26, 1958.
1985, 2012 owner: Tian Fishing Co. Prince Rupert
189632 Prince Rupert
Ilona
Oona River Group, John 34




Imperiuse (became Arctic I) 1937 Victoria / Prince Rupert
41.5'

Rebuilt Prince Rupert 1945
1953 owner: Percy Pierce, Prince Rupert
126513 Prince Rupert
Inez H. 1920 Porcher Island Ness Bros. 45 halibut
14.7 net tonnage halibut boat. Had a 30hp Frisco Standard gas engine.
1921 owner; Harold Ness, Prince Rupert
1927 owner: Edwin Skogmo, Prince Rupert
Foundered March 30, 1930, 4.5 miles off Eagle Hill, Graham Island.
See also C.N.
141278 Prince Rupert
Ingibjorg K 1980 Prince Rupert Dodge Cove Boatyards (A. Spiller & I. Wahl) 41
B. Kiesman, Prince Rupert Last of four troller-longliners built by Iver Wahl in 1979-1980; sister ships Miss T.J. Nordic Rand and Ocean Tigress.
Owned by Brian Kiesman, Prince Rupert from 1980-2004.
2012 owner on Hornby Island
392900 Prince Rupert
Ingred H. (Ingrid H.) 1918 Prince Rupert Johnson, Eric 37.0x12.0x6.3

Built in a lean-to on the end of the sash & door factory on 7th Ave E. Trucked her to Cow Bay to launch. (Tugboat Tales, p 19)
1919, 1921 owner: John Bergman, Prince Rupert
1948, 1953 owner (Ingred H): Carl Lindquist, Prince Rupert (PR registry)
1985 owner: R. Smith, Campbell River
1992, 2006 owner: Howie Industries, North Vancouver
Registation suspended 2008
138679 Prince Rupert / Vancouver
Ingrid Elaine 1959? Oona River Group, John 36
Knut Rystaad 1985, 1992 owner: Claude's Crane Service, Sidney. (List of Ships say built in Prince Rupert in 1960) 313042 Prince Rupert
Intend 1938 Prince Rupert
34.6x11.2x4.1

Seems to have been built at an earlier (unknown) date and rebuilt in 1938. (See List of shipping, 1953)
1948 owner: Harold Ness, Prince Rupert
1953 owner: Bjorn Eyolfson, Prince Rupert
1985, 1992 owner: F. Best, Prince Rupert
Closed Sept. 4, 2003
170922 Prince Rupert
Invercan 1940 Prince Rupert
47.0x13.4x4.8
J. H.Todd & Sons 1948, 1953 owner: JH Todd
1992 owner (as workboat): O. Matsunage, Campbell River
172384 Prince Rupert
Invercan No. 2 (became Northern Monarch) 1941 Prince Rupert N. M. McLean 48
Inverness Cannery (Todd) 1948, 1953 owner: JH Todd
1985 owner: F. Clifton, Hartley Bay
1992 owner: S. Jeffrey, Prince Rupert
2012 owner in Prince Rupert
173477 Victoria
Invercan No. 5 1945 Prince Rupert McLeans 56'
J. H.Todd & Sons WF article [check - 1948 list says Victoria

Irene C IV 1973 Prince Rupert Prince Rupert Boatyard Ltd Wahl 33 Fb Gus Collins, Port Edward ? 1985 owner: Gus Collins, Port Edward 344783 Prince Rupert
Irene C. No. 1 1962 Prince Rupert Wahl Boatyards Ltd. 30

Registered June 15, 1962
1985 owner: Cassiar Packing Co.
1992, 2006 owner: M. Derrick, Kitwanga
313081 Prince Rupert
Irene May I 1929 Mill Bay Cannery Machida, T. 43 halibut T. Uyeda, Mill Bay, Nass River Fairbanks-Morse full diesel. PRDN Feb 15, 1930
'official' owner BC Packers; operated by George Clifton, Hartley Bay (Listed as owner in Western Fisheries, Nov. 1949, p. 62)
1948, 1992 owner: BC Packers
Register closed March 12, 2001
155261 Vancouver
Iris S 1951 Prince Rupert
41.7x12.9x5.4

1953 owner: Denver Secord, Dodge Cove 194278 Prince Rupert
Irish Rose 1974 Prince Rupert Templeman, N. 37 Fb
1985 owner: S. Braun, Port Clements 348033 Prince Rupert
Isabella Humphrey 1940 Sea island
32.5

1948 owner: Einar Ellingrud, Vancouver
1992 owner: Alpaca Fishing Co. Royston
172325
Island Maid II 1945 Sointula
41

1948 owner: Olav J. Anderson, Sointula
1985, 1992 owner: G. MacDonald, Courtenay
176199 Vancouver
Island Point 1945 Prince Rupert Wahl, Edward 40.5x11.5x4.4

Registered Agust 14, 1946
1948, 1953 owner: Canadian Fishing
1985 owner: E. Christensen, Prince Rupert
2006 owner in Richmond
176792 Prince Rupert
Island Queen No. 1 1948 Prince Rupert Wahl 44.0x13.4x6.1

1948, 1953 owner: Henry Wahl et al, Prince Rupert
1954: Otto Olsen of Nanaimo is skippering Ed Wahl's Island Queen on halibut here [Prince Rupert] this season. His two sons Harry and Dan are with him. Iver Wahl is also on the crew. WF June 1954:13
1985, 1992 owner: Silver Holdings, Vancouver
Closed Sept 23, 2003
178308 Prince Rupert
Island Star III 1970 Prince Rupert Prince Rupert Boatyard Ltd Wahl 38

1985, 1992 owner: Reinhard Fishing, Nanaimo
Closed June 10, 1999
344893 Nanaimo
Ispaco No. 1 (became San Juan No. II) 1929 Prince Rupert
56.9x17.6x6.5

1953 owner (San Juan no. II): Cape Cook Fish Co., Vancouver 156445 Vancouver
Ispaco No. 2 1929 Prince Rupert
56.9x17.6x6.5

1948, 1953 owner: BC Packers
Registry closed April 30, 1999.
156446 Vancouver