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Name Date Built Where builit Builder Length Type Original Owner Notes Official No. Port of Registry
J. B. 1915 Prince Rupert
30.9x10.4x3.8

registered 1930 or 1931
1942 owner: Arne Eyolfsen, Prince Rupert
1943, 1944 owner: Adam Robinson, Prince Rupert
156814 Prince Rupert
J & J 1927 Namu
40.2x11x4.6
Harestad, John 1927, 1963 owner: John Harestad, Namu 154704 Prince Rupert
J. R. 1919 Prince Rupert, Cow Bay Suga, U. 35.0x9.9x4.1
(James Reid, Prince Rupert?) 1942, 1953 owner: James Reid, Prince Rupert
1963 owner: Kaien Island Credit Union
1985 owner: N. Langmaid, Prince Rupert (also 2006)
155152 Prince Rupert
Jabalo 1928 Prince Rupert
40.4x12.5x5.2

1942, 1944 owner: Howard Chambers, Victoria
1953, 1963 owner: Ronald Page, Galiano Is.
155175 Vancouver
Jacinto Isle (ex Edith L.) 1958 Masset Smith, Richard Otto 38

1963 owner (Edith L): Richard Smith, Masset
1985 owner: R. Weatherell, Chemainus
189631 Nanaimo
Jack-D.R. 1960 Prince Rupert Wahl 32.6x10.7x5.4
Karl Wold, Terrace Registered April 29, 1960
1963 owner: Karl Wold, Terrace
1985 owner: St. Elmo Motel, Terrace
2006 owner: Minstrel Island
311910 Prince Rupert
Jade Falcon / Vonni Dee 1967 Prince Rupert Kuramoto, George 28

Silverado Fishing Co. Dodge Cove, Digby Island 392909 Prince Rupert
Jan Michele 1965 Oona River Hanson, Axel 35 combo Axel Hanson Oona River list: built 1966, 40’ combination troller/gillnetter with planked stern.
1985 bluebook: built Prince Rupert
1985 owner: Mike Lemon, Oona River
320907 Prince Rupert
Jan White 1958 Masset White, Willis 44.6x15.4x5.3
Willis White 1963 owner: Willis White, Masset 189636 Prince Rupert
Jay Tee (ex Palander I) 1929 Prince Rupert Kamura, K. 37

1942, 1944 owner: Thomas Dybhavn, Prince Rupert
1953 owner (Palander I): Angell Anderson, Vancouver
1963 owner (Jay Tee): John Tuon, Vancouver
1985 owner: J. White, Roberts Creek
2008 owner in Roberts Creek
155158 Vancouver
Jean W. 1927 Alert Bay
42

1985 owner: A. Stadnyk, Alert Bay 154385 Vancouver
Jeanne S. 1940 Taku River
64.6x18.4x2.8

1944 owner: William Strong, Telegraph Creek 175431 New Westminster
Jennifer T. (ex Cassiar No. 9) 1951 Cassiar (Caspaco) Cassiar Packing Co. 28 gillnet Cassiar Cannery became Jennifer T.
1985 owner: B. Kurik, Masset.
193716 Prince Rupert
Jenny
Lewis Island Rosang, Emil
troller Jorgen Sorenson source: V. Garreson notes, 1983

Jenny 1924 Cow Bay Cow Bay Creek
troller Peter Sorensen “general utility boat” PRDN May 23 1924.
“new trolling boat” recently launched in Cow Bay Creek. PRDN May 31, 1924.
“gasboat” Jenny had gasoline explosion. PRDN Nov 28, 1925.


Jerry II 1935 Prince Rupert
27.0x8.6x3.8

1963 owner: Raynoier Canada, Vancouver 198095 Vancouver
Joan W. 1 (ex Lysekil) 1928 / 1941 Prince Rupert H. M. McLean 54.5xx15.0x7.8

rebuilt 1941
1942, 1944 owner (Joan W. 1): Joan Fiddler, Vancouver
1953, 1963 owner London Fish Co. Vancouver
1985 owner: BC Packers
150858 Vancouver
Jock
Oona River Group, John 33
Emil Quist’s brother Gust


Joe Baker 1913 Seattle
36.0x10.1x4.5 halibut
Capts Fred Blondin & Joe Penny.
1921:
-preparing for extensive hunting & fishing trip as far as Queen Charlotte Sound. (DN Oct. 29/21)
-general overhaul and repainting. (DN Dec. 2/21)
-engine and hull being overhauled; two new tanks, made at Rowe Metal works.
-damage done in storm; repairs done in Cow Bay. (DN Dec.17/21)
By 1930, owned by Clarence Campbell. (DN Feb. 22/30) New N and S engine installed. (DN Mar15/30)
- Chartered for 1932 fishery patrol, Capt. Clarence Campbell (WF June 1932: 24)
134072 Prince Rupert
Johanna 1925 Cow Bay McLeans 45 halibut John Wicks Vickers-Petters engine. PRDN June 13, 1925.
PRDN Sept 5, 1925. [ref to Johanna, but doesn’t say new boat]
1946: Capt. John Wick, veteran Prince Rupert halibut skipper is trolling with his 54’ troller Johanna. He and his deep-sea troller were for four years with the R.C.N. WF June46:30


Johannah 1912 / 1959 Ballard WA/ Prince rupert
48

Rebuilt in Prince Rupert.
1963 owner: Melvin Holkestad, Prince Rupert
1985 owner: Westham Island Enterprises, Richmond
150679 Prince Rupert / Vancouver
John M. /Gary K. / Sechelt Yarder / Pender Chief 1920 Ocean Falls Pacific Mills 38.5x11.6x4.9 tug Pacific Mills Source: 1927 List of Shipping
1963 owner (Gary K.): Nanaimo Pile Driving and Dredging
later renamed Sechelt Yarder; currently Pender Chief
2008 owner in Vancouver; used as diving boat
153371 Vancouver
Johnson 1909 Port Essington
38.5 x 10 x 4

1910 owner: Dominic Burns, Vancouver
1915 owner: Westholme Lumber Co., Victoria
not listed in 1916 list
126427 Vancouver
Jolly Roger 1966 Prince Rupert Wick Brothers Boatyards 39

1985 owner: D. Taylor, Victoria
2006 owner (part) AeroTrading
have pic taken Nanimo mar 19 08
320921 Prince Rupert
Josephine II 1927 / 1962 Cow Bay, Prince Rupert Suga, S. 42.1 x 11.5 x 4.3 seine Langara Fishing & Packing Co. 16 hp Union engine. To operate out of the Langara cannery at Masset. Left PR May 12, 1927. Henry Edenshaw mentioned as skipper (PR Daily News, Ap 9, May 7, May 14 1927)
[presumed Josephine II from Lists of shipping. papers just say Josephine.]
1942, 1944 owner: Nootka Packing Co.
1953 owner: Earl George, Ahousat
Rebuilt 1962.
1963 owner: Henry Marshall, Ahousat
1985 owner R. Kellen, Ladysmith.
2009 owner: Nanaimo
154396
Vancouver
Josie Mae 1937 Prince Rupert Matsumoto 32.6x9.8x5.2

1942, 1944 owner: Ed Bolton, Port Essington
1946: Capt. Bolton owns the packer Josie Mae... powered with a 30 hp easthope. WF June 1946:44
1953, 1973 owner: Edward Bolton, Port Essington
1985 owner: Ed Bolton, Haysport (also listed as such in 2006)
173510 Prince Rupert
Joy Charlene 1958 Masset
46.8x15.2x5.6

1963 owner: Ernest Yeltatzie, Masset 189637 Prince Rupert
Joysea 1947 Shushartie Cholberg Shipyrds 40 troller McLeod, Ladysmith 1947: McLeods in Vancouver rigging out their new troller for tuna fishing; powered with Crown Chrysler and Swann gurdies. WF Sep 47:40

2012 owners: McLeod family in Ladysmith
178053 Vancouver
JR II (ex Margaret S.) 1947 Port Alice
30

1963 owner: John Veness, Vancouver
1985 owner: Doris Johnson, Parksville
195791 Victoria
Juan Perez (ex V. T. G. 2) 1940 Skidegate
36.9x11.7x4.4

1942, 1963 owner (VTG2): Charles Gladstone, Skidegate
became Juan Perez. Registration closed September 29, 1995
172471 Prince Rupert
Judy N. 2 1947 Port Hardy
33

1985 owner: H. Ross, Uclulet 323491 Nanaimo
Juleo 1950 Shushartie Cholberg 31
Blaine Myers, Vancouver 1950, 1953 owner: Blaine Myers, Vancouver
1958 owner: Fred Strom, Bella Bella
1972 owner: Paul Terkilsen, Bella Bella
1985 owner: T. Hatakka, Port Moody
193485 Vancouver
Julia 1931 Osland Philippson, George

Halldor “Harry” Johnson, Osland Pic. in Memories of Osland, p. 57.

Julia May 1936 Oona River Quist 27.6x8.4x3.9

1963 owner: Julius Hadland, Burnaby
1985 owner: A. Instance, Prince Rupert
Registration suspended November 17, 2003
313067 Prince Rupert
Julie Marie 1973 Prince Rupert
33 cmt
became Cahamo.
1985 owner: Ralf Carnol, Prince Rupert
369695 Prince Rupert
Juno No. 1 1937 Prince Rupert Wahl, Ed 31.4x9.0x4.3

1946: Fred Ellsion, Prince Rupert fisherman, lived aboard the Juno. (same boat?) BC Directory 1946: Prince Rupert
1963 owner: Kristoffer Berg, Prince Rupert
Registered in Vancouver Nov 2, 1966
1985 owner: G. Williams, Simoon Sound
2006 owner: Errington
189629 Prince Rupert/ Vancouver
Jupiter
Port Essington Orwig


source: Harris, Spokeshute, p. 150.

Jupiter II 1935 Oona River Group, John 34.8x10.0x4.9 troller Harold Jensen, Oona River 1942, 1953 owner: H. Jensen, Oona River
1954: Harold Jenson of Prince Rupert will have his troller Jupiter on fish patrol WF Jy54:11
1963 owner: Robert Melin, Prince Rupert
1985 owner: D. Antoniuk, Prince Rupert
175453 Prince Rupert
Just It 4 1922 Cow Bay Kohrt 32 x 9 troller Captain Kohrt built at his ways at Cameron Cove/ Bone Yard Creek. 6 hp Clay engine. PR Daily News, Ap 15, 1922

Kale 1928 Prince Rupert Thomas, R. H. 30
Robert Thomas, Prince Rupert [?] 1942, 1963 owner; Robert Thomas, Prince Rupert
1985, 2008 owner: D Lowell, Prince Rupert
155160 Prince Rupert
Kanu 1979? Prince Rupert? Taranov? 34

Date & where built not given in bluebook
see Official # circa 1979
1985 owner: S. Clark, Prince Rupert
372365 Prince Rupert
Karem 1953? Bella Bella Klaus Ostrom
gillnetter Klaus Ostrom, Bella Bella 1953:Klaus has built himself a new gillnetter and named it the Karem... The Ostrom family keep their boats right up to date and shipshape, doing most of the work themselves at their own boatyard at Bella Bella. WF Dec 1953:45

Karen R. No. 1 1974 Prince Rupert
35 Fb
1985 owner: R. Rescchke, Prince Rupert 348042 Prince Rupert
Karmsund 1947 Coal Harbour, Vancouver Park Shipyards 39.2x12.0x5.8

1963 owner: Olav Vea, Vancouver
later owned by Robert Kiesman, Prince Rupert
2008 owner in Prince Rupert
174119
Kathleen




Kitkatla in town from Kitkatla. [no other info] PR Daily News Oct 15, 1921.

Katie




Steve Ridley, Kitkatla PRDN Oct 20, 1923.
has been fishing for Sunnyside. installing a winch preparing to seine humpbacks. PRDN July 26, 1924.


Kaymac 1959 Prince Rupert Wahl 37

Registered 1959 07 13
1963, 1985 owner: Cassiar Packing Co.
2006, 2009 owner: Nanaimo
311892 Prince Rupert
Kearney 1947 Prince Rupert
40.6x11.6x4.6

1953 owner: Martin Hansen, Prince Rupert
1963 owner: BC Packers
176797 Prince Rupert
Keloco 1936 Atli Inlet QCI
35.4x10.8x4.6
Kelly Logging [?] 1944, 1953 owner; Kelly Logging 158758 Prince Rupert
Kemano




Kitimaat “Indian lanch from Kitimaat” PR Daily News, Sept 16, 1922

Keno II 1942 Prince Rupert Wahls 36.4x10.9x5.0 troller Ivar Eidsvik, Prince Rupert 1942, 1963 owner: Ivar Eidsvik, Prince Rupert 174914 Prince Rupert
Kiki
Cow Bay Tsumura


mentioned in refrence to the Helge H., which was a larger version of the Kiki. PRDN Feb 25, 1928.


Kiltik (became Polar Bear) 1914 Namu
56.7 x 14.6 x 7.2
Draney Fisheries Ltd 1916 owner: Draney Fisheries
1927 owner: Lord Leavell Fishing Ltd, Vancouver
1942, 1944 owner (Polar Bear): Polar Towing, Vancouver
1953: Jack McGuin, Sidney
1963 owner: Babcock Fisheries, Vancouver
134106 Vancouver
Kimsquit 1912 Namu
43.9 x 10.2 x 4.5
Draney Fisheries
131145 Vancouver
Kinahan (ex Columbia Camp) 1941 Port Simpson
23.1x7.7x4.2

1953 owner; Columbia Cellulose 194869 Vancouver
King 1925 Oona River Iverson, Krist 30

double-ender

King George 1903 Massett
45 x 12.5 x 4.8 Schnr-Glt
1916 owner: Thos. Natkouan, Massett 116408 Victoria
Kingfisher I 1935 Prince Rupert
33.2x11.0x5.2 halibut
1942, 1949 owner: Jonas Edwards, Uclulet. 158897 Vancouver
Kinish 1927 New Westminster Stokkeland, John 43 Seine Gosse Packing Co 1953: Clyde Leask is skipper of the Kinish; Rod Wilson, Jack Wilson, Leslie Ryan and Frank Robinson make up the crew. (WF Nov 1953)
1985 owner: Billy Leask, Prince Rupert
154387 Vancouver
Kinzuwash 1927 Prince Rupert
37.3x10.1x3.6
BC Packers 1927 owner: Packers Shipping Co 154501 Prince Rupert
Kit-ex-chen 1911 Cow Bay Johnson, H. 34 river Wigg’s O’Neill “tunnel” power boat finished July. 30, 1911 designed for use on the Skeena River. Can carry 200 passengers. PRDN Aug 5, 1911

Kit-Gard 1937 Cascade Harbour Cholberg, Christian 34.6x10.0x7.3 Coastal supply;pleasure
Elsie Smiley, Vancouver

Named for its KITchen rudder and GARDner engine.
1937- owner: Mrs. Eric Smiley, Vancouver
1947 converted to pleasure
1947 owner: Edward Liersch, Victoria
1963 owner: George Walkey, Duncan
1994- present: owner in Victoria
Link for more information.

170435 Victoria
Kitkatka 1911 Hartley Bay
30.5 x 9 x 3.1
Peter Bates, Hartley Bay 1930 List of Shipping
Prince Rupert
Kiy 1931? Cow Bay Tsumura Kiy Boat Works
Speed Boat M. P. McCaffery humorous item about a fictitious race in Waterfront Whiffs. “the Kiy which he has just put into commission” so assuming it was built this year. PRDN jy 18, 1931

Kiyoko (became Barbara Mae) 1927 Balmoral Cannery
41.1 x 9.3 x 3.8
Sage Mayeda, Balmoral 1942, 1943 owner: BC Packers
1944, 1953 owner: Reider Lund, Queen Charlotte City
Rebuilt 1945, Vancouver
1954, Ray Lund using it for logging (WF Feb 54:26)
154399 Prince Rupert
Klaskino 1940 Cascade Harbour
32.6x9.0x4.8

1942, 1944 owner: Robert Nosler, Quatsino
1953 owner; Harry Knutson, Prince Rupert
1963 owner: Kenneth Wrathall, Prince Rupert
Registration closed: January 10, 2001.
173374 Vancouver
Knagawant 1927 Kitkatla
35.2 x 11.8 x 4.0
Packers Steamship Co. 1942, 1963 owner; William Lewis, Kitkatla 154705 Prince Rupert
Kokanee 1967 Prince Rupert Wahl 34

Registered 1981 01 28
1985 owner: Quill Fishing, Prince Rupert
2003 Port Hardy
392905 Prince Rupert
Kootenay 1967 Prince Rupert Wahl 37

1985 owner: Kootenay Fishing Co. Prince Rupert
2003 owner: Saanichton
327129 Prince Rupert
Koyusu II 1917 Inverness
32.6x9x4.0
Thomas H. Johnson, Prince Rupert 1930, 1944 owners: Claude F. Leigh & Chris Carlsen, Prince Rupert 138672 Prince Rupert
Kwatsu 1927 New Westminster
44 Seine
1985 owner: John Clifton, Hartley Bay
Broken up at Prince Rupert December 2008
154571 Vancouver
Kyrielle II 1945 Seal Cove McLeans 39.4x11.8x5.1 halibut Norman Peterson Chrysler 115 hp Mar 30, 1946 (name spelled Kyrelle II) [See WF 1945]
Kyrielle II:Norman Peterson WF May46:16
1953, 1963 owner: Norman Pettersen, Prince Rupert
1985 owner: L. Cote, South Burnaby
Registration closed May 5, 1995
176089 Prince Rupert