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Updated September 15, 2012
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Name Date Built Where builit Builder Length Type Original Owner Notes Official No. Port of Registry
La Paloma II 1937 Oona River Wick, Ole 34
Ed Teigen built in John Bergman s shed (Lemon notes)
built for Ed Teigen; 15 hp Eastern Standard gas engine PRDN Jan 9, 1937 [boat not named in article; going by builder, length & date]
1948, 1992 owner: Lewis Landsdowne, Vancouver
176490 Vancouver
La Sorella 1947 Sointula
34

1985 owner: H. Malm Jr. Sointula 194184 Vancouver
La Verne Marie / Western Surf 1950-51 Masset Edenshaw, Doug 56 x 11.5 seine Doug Edenshaw 110 hp Vivian. seiner and dragger. Fishes for Nelson Bros, Port Ed. (Western Fisheries, March 1951, p. 46.)
1953 owner (La Verne Marie): Douglas Edenshaw, Masset
Registration closed May 21, 1987
190088
Labouchere 1928 Ocean Falls
43.5 x 13 x 5.9
Pacific Mills 1930, 1953 owner: Pacific Mills 154683 Vancouver
Lady Adina (became Adina Marie) 1972 Port Edward Tasaka 32

1985 owner: L B. Ermoff, Surrey, BC.
1992 owner (Adina Marie): A. Penland, Port Alberni
344768 Prince Rupert
Lady Adina II 1977 Port Edward Tasaka Boatworks 30 Fb
1985 owner: Bruce Tsumoru Tasaka, Prince Rupert
2006 owner: Powell River
369720 Prince Rupert
Lady Adina No. 1 1979 Port Edward Tasaka Boatworks 30 Fb
1985 owner: Tasaka Fisheries, Prince Rupert
2006 owners: Kitamaat Indian Band
392899 Prince Rupert
Lady Carrie / My Buddy / Trieste 1968 Prince Rupert Prince Rupert Boatyard Ltd Wahl 32

1985 owner: Sea Level Fishing Ltd, Masset
1992 owner (My Buddy): B. Stewart-Burton, Masset
330257 Prince Rupert
Lady Julia 1959 Osland Johnson, Luther 28

Built the winter of 58/59. Memories of Osland, p. 54.
1985, 1992 owner: C. Bellis, Masset. List of ships says built Prince Rupert.
2012 owner in Masset
311896 Prince Rupert
Lady Leslie 1959 Prince Rupert Wahl Boatyard 30

1985 owner: M. Lowe, Medeira Park
1992 owner: Rhys Griffiths, Power River
2006, 2012 owner in Powell River
311901 Vancouver
Lady Q. 1963 Quathiaski Cove
33

1985 owner: R. Peterson, Powell River
1992 owner: R. Peteson, Parksville
2012 owner in 100 Mile HOuse
320298 Vancouver
Lady Tansia No. 1 1974 Port Edward Tasaka Boatworks 33 Fb
1985 owner: Bruce Tsumoru Tasaka. Prince Rupert
2006 owner: Tasaka Fisheries
348037 Prince Rupert
Lady V (ex Hazel L. II) 1937 Prince Rupert Suehiro 43.3x13.7x5.3 packer William Leask? Metlakatla A Metlakatla boat. mentioned in Tugboat Tales, p. 21, 92.
1937, 1953 owner (Lady V): William Leask, Metlakatla
1946: Capt. Wm Leask of Metlakatla is with his packer Lady V at Claxton Cannery. (WF June 1946:36.)
1985, 1992 owner: Herman Fishing Co. Vancouver
Registration closed February 18, 2005
159039 Vancouver
Lancing II 1936 Oona River Wick, Ole 33.5x9.8x4.5

Built in Bergman s shed.
Registered ca 1946
1948, 1953 owner: John Anderson, Vancouver
1985 owner: L. Ferguson, Langley
1992 owner: Gary Toogood, Stevston
176239 Vancouver
Lansing I (became Sola) 1938 Oona River Wick, Ole 40.4x10.7x4.3

1948, 1953 owner (Sola): Thomas Dybhavn, Vancouver
1985 owner: Leif Arntzen, Vancouver
2008 owner on Pender Island
170538 Vancouver
Larilyn H. / Jay Dee 1951 Heriot Bay
31

1985 owner: L. Cera, Prince Rupert 198945 Vancouver
Larin 1939 Prince Rupert
30x9x4

1941, 1948 owner: John Menara, Prince Rupert 170930 Prince Rupert
Laura B.



troller Johnny Johnson & Joe Krismanson, Osland says troller, but reports landing of halibut. PR Daily News, May 7, 1927.

Laura Louise 1965 Prince Rupert Wahl 28

1985, 1992 owner: T. Ross, Port Simpson
Registration closed: March 7, 1997
320910 Prince Rupert
Laurel Point No. 2 (became Tulcrest) 1926 Victoria Yoneda, Tomotaro


2012 owner: Western Clipper Fishing, Delta 153107 Vancouver
Lauretta II 1937 Prince Rupert McLean 44.0x12.4x4.5
Norman McLean 1938 owner: Norman McLean
1941. 1948 owner: John Hallett, Butedale
1953, 1992 owner: Enterprise Logging, Vancouver.
170532 Prince Rupert
Lazy Boy 1948 Oona River
29.7x9.3x4.9

1953 owner: Carl Essen, Prince Rupert 195763
Lea W. K. 1941 Kyuquot Kauko, Axel 38

1985 owner: J. Kilbourne, Victoria 173487 Vancouver
Leander



troller
Capt. Harvey Dumas carried out extensive renovations work winter of 1928-29. See PR Daily News March2, 1929.

Lena S.




Nathan Shaw Kitkatla / Hartley Bay / Lowe Inlet on Suga ways for remodelling. PRDN June 6, 1925.

Liberty II 1959 Telegraph Cove
32

1985, 1992 owner: R. Dublanko, Tofino. 323851 Victoria
Libra No. 1 1936 Prince Rupert Matsumoto 31

1985 owner: B. Tute, Masset
Registration closed Feb 15, 1991
195769 Prince Rupert
Lida II 1941 Prince Rupert Matsumoto 30

1985 owner: R. Jones, Duncan
Registration closed March 19, 1990
319496 Nanaimo
Lightning 1939 Prince Rupert Matsumoto 31.5x9.0x4.3

Registered March 7, 1952
1953 owner: Olaf Clebo, Prince Rupert
1985 owner: M. Toevs, Qualicum Beach
1992 owner: Diane Clark, Vancouver
2006 owner: Vancouver
194283 Prince Rupert
Lila N. II 1953? Dodge Cove, Prince Rupert Wahls Boat yards 34 x 9 gillnetter Chris Nelson, Kitkatla 1953: Chrysler Crown engine WF Dec 1953:44

Lilimak 1939 Prince Rupert
34.5x10.6x4.9

1948, 1953 owner: Arvid T. Maki, Vancouver 175454 Vancouver
Lilimak II 1945 Dodge Cove Wahl, Edward 39.5x11.5x4.5
T. J. Maki Chrysler 115 hp. PRDN Mar 30, 1946
1948, 1953 owner: Toivo J Maki, Vancouver
1985 owner: N. Lorenz, Lake Cowichan
2006, 2012 owner: Lions Bay
176084 Vancouver
Lillian D. 1925 Prince Rupert PR Dry Dock 55 Forestry BC Dept. Of Forestry 1938, 1953 owner: Ministry of Lands and Forests
1985 owner: Sky Line Enterprises, New Westminster
2006 owner: Sky Line Enterprises, Richmond
For 38 years the Lilian D. travelled the BC coast as a floating store.
2012 owner in Richmond
152664 Victoria
Lillian M. 1915 Prince Rupert
40.2 x 9.6 x 5
George W. Nickerson, Prince Rupert 1916 List of Vessels
1921 owner: Minard Crowell, Vancouver and GW Nickerson Co. Prince Rupert
138175 Prince Rupert
Lilly O. (became Rocar No. II) 1928 Namu Ogawa, S. 31.8x9.9x4.8

1938, 1941 owner: A. & C. Widsten, Ocean Falls
1948 owner: George Richardson, Port Coquitlam
1953 owner (Lilly O): Mike Todosychuk
1985 owner: T. Robertson, Vancouver
154718 Vancouver
Lilmar
Osland Crookall, Frank


bought by George Philippson, Osland, in the 1950s.
Memories of Osland, p 15.


Limited 1936 Port Essingon Carter, J. M. 38.1x10.9x4.6
J. Carter, Port Essington 1938 owner: J. Carter, Port Essington
1941 owner: PC Packers
1948, 1953 owner: Jonas Kristmanson, Osland
1985, 1992 owner: J. Auvinen, North Surrey
159032 Prince Rupert
Linda Gail 1960 Prince Rupert Wahl Boatyard Ltd. 36 troller Kristian K. Berg Registered 1960 06 10
1985, 2006 owner: Linda Gail Fishing Ltd. Prince Rupert
2012 owner in nanoose Bay
313048 Prince Rupert
Linda Mae 1964 Port Edward Tasaka Boatworks 31

1985 owner: D. Wilson, Campbell River
1992 owner: Richard Chickite, Quathiaski Cove
2006, 2012 owner: S. Henderson, Campbell River
330296 Prince Rupert
Linnea 1939 Oona River Wick, Ole 35 troller John Bergman 1946: John Bergman of Oona River has a real smart 40-foot troller in the Linnea named after his young daughter. WF May46:24
1941, 1953 owner: J. Bergman, Oona River
1954:..had a new 115 hp Chrysler installed. The boat is going on fish patrol for another year. (WDF Jy 54:10)
1985 owner A. Pattinson, Gibsons BC;
1992 owner V. Williams, Nanaimo.
172021 Prince Rupert
Lisa Jean 1965 Prince Rupert Prince Rupert Boatyard Ltd Wahl 28

1985, 1992 owner: J. Hole, Pitt Meadows
2006, 2012 owner: Victoria
320915 Prince Rupert
Little Current 1975 Prince Rupert Prince Rupert Boatyard Ltd Wahl 32 Fb
1985 owner: Asjac Fishing Ltd Prince Rupert
2006 owner: Bella Coola
348056 Prince Rupert
Little Partner 1940 Prince Rupert Wahl 32.9x10.0x3.9 halibut Wilfred Babcock Cover of Western Fisheries, August 1942. Had a 53 hp Caterpillar diesel.
1941 owner: Joel Backen, Prince Rupert
1948, 1953 owner: Joseph Kaye, Victoria
1985, 1992 owner: M. Gill, Victoria
Closed April 28, 1992
172388 Victoria
Lively I 1939 Prince Rupert Matsumoto 39.7x11.2x5.3

1941 owner: Patrick Kelly, Egmont
1948 owner: Ansgarius Nelson, Vancouver
1953 owner:Axel Petersen, Nanaimo
Registered [Nanaimo] April 8, 1964
1985 owner: Quathiaski Ventures, Quathiaski Cove
1992 owner: Lorne Osborne, Prince Rupert
2006 owner: Victoria
Registration closed September 2010
170540 Vancouver / Nanaimo
Lobo 1967 Oona River Rosang, Ole 30

1985, 1992 owner: S. Diakow, Vancouver 327139 Prince Rupert
Lola 1956 Oona River Group, John 43 workboat
1992 owner: Egeria Construction Co, Prince Rupert
Registration closed April 10, 2000
198574 Prince Rupert
Lone Rock 1947 Dodge Cove, Prince Rupert [Wahl?] 33.4x10.0x4.7

1948, 1953 owner: Hartvig Knudsen, Prince Rupert 177975 Prince Rupert
Loreburn (became Mexicana) 1961 Prince Rupert Walker, Howard R. 36

1985 owner: G. Olson, Prince Rupert
1992 owner (Loreburn): Jerome Schafhauser, Victoria
2012 owner (Mexicana) in Courtenay
313061 Prince Rupert
Lorelei II 1941 Ocean Falls Balmer, Murray 31x11x10

1953 owner; John Cochrane, Ocean Falls
1992 owner: Kenneth Gurney, Gibsons
2012 owner in Sechelt
195258 Vancouver
Lori Anne 1959/1960 Prince Rupert Wahl 40 troller Arntsen, Atle first boat to be launched from Fairview yard. Launched Dec. 30/59, to be completed ja. 1960. Keel laid in November. 86 hp Swedish Penta Diesel. PRDN Dec 31, 1959
Registered 1960 05 16
1992 owner: Volta Trading, Prince Rupert
2006 owner: Masset
313044 Prince Rupert
Lori II 1961 Port Hardy Sjostrom, Keith 38x13x9

1992 owner: Robert Tompkins, Courtenay
2012 owner in Port Hardy
3137879 Nanimo
Lorlin 1952 Massett
33.8x12.6x4.5

1953 owner: Lorne Linton, Massett 194287 Prince Rupert
Lorna H. 1937 Prince Rupert
39.8x12.6x4.7

Capt. Hans Knutsen of Prince Ruprt is the owner of the halibut boat Lorna H, which has been rebuilt and powered with a Crownenginge. WF June46:34
1948, 1953 owner: Hans Knutsen, Prince Rupert
173506 Prince Rupert
Lorna Kay 1955 Prince Rupert Wahl 28

1985 owner: Cassiar Packing Co.
1992 oiwner: Ocean Fisheries
Closed May 22, 2001
195779 Prince Rupert
Lou-Ellen 1946 Prince Rupert
33.7x10.3x4.7

1948, 1953 owner: David Deane, Prince Rupert
1985, 1992 owner: P. Neave, Terrace
Closed Nov 12, 1996
176793 Prince Rupert
Louisa No. 1 1934 Prince Rupert? unknown 34

Place Built not given. Rebuilt 1972
1985 owner: E. Stefanson, Nanaimo
369709 Prince Rupert
Louisville 1940 Prince Rupert
32.4x9.6x3.6

1941 owner: David Nickerson, Prince Rupert
1948 owner (Nanaimo reg): Alinore Wavel, Nanaimo
1953 owner: JH Todd & Sons
172476 Prince Rupert, Nanaimo
Lucky Nick 1946 Cassiar Caspaco
30

1985 owner: W. Cassie, Victoria
1992 owner: Stanley Sweenes, Sidney
Closed June13, 2000
193630 Victoria
Lulu Island (ex Thomas Crosby) 1922 Sandspit Oliver, William 50.2x13.0x5.6 mission boat Methodist Church Registered June 6, 1923
1938 owner: William Kier, Vancouver
1953 owner: BC Packers
1953 directory says it was formerly Giffordtime
1992, 2008 owner in Gibsons
2012 owner in Madeira Park
150971 Vancouver
Lydia K.




Oona River Lydia K. with Emil Quist and Chris Ivarson came in from Oona River. PRDN Dec 20, 1924.

Lydona 1965 Prince Rupert
38

1985 owner: B. Arundel, Bella Bella
1992 owner: J. Arundel, Sechelt
Registration closed August 5, 2010
325561 Vancouver
Lylann (became Diamond P. II) 1940 Blind Channel
38.1x10.6x5.2

1941 owner: Lyle Hammond, Phillips Arm
1948 owner (Lylann): George Jorgensen, Englewood
1992 owner (Diamond P. II): Paragon Supplies, Vancouver
173381 Vancouver
Lyndel / Gundy Creek 1967 Prince Rupert Wahl 29

1985 owner: Sub-Sea Products, Prince Rupert
Registration closed February 12, 1990
344750 Prince Rupert
Lyndona 1965 Prince Rupert Prince Rupert Boatyard Ltd Wahl 38

1985 owner: B. C. Arundel, Bella Bella
2006 owner: D. B. Arundel, Gibsons
325561 Vancouver
Lyra 1952 Dollarton Matsumoto & Sons 35x15x10

1992, 2012 owner: Kenneth Heard, Victoria
194880 Victoria
Lyric 1928 New Westmisnter Stokkeland, John 33.2x9.8x4.3

1941, 1948 owner: Jorgen Nielsen, Port Alberni
1992 owner: Stanley Ritchie, Campbell River
2012 owner in Lake Cowichan
154814 New Westminster / Nanaimo
Lysekil (became Joan W. 1) 1924 / 1941 Prince Rupert McLean 54 halibut Ted Shrubsall, Pete Jensen

Canadian fishing schooner. 60hp Skandia engine, shipped from Norway. PRDN May 23 1924. PRDN July 5 1924.
the envy of the waterfront, and one of the prettiest boats in either the Canadian or American fleet. PRDN July 26, 1924.
largest wooden boat every built in Prince Rupert. PRDN Aug 2, 1924.
Damaged in storm; repairs at drydock PRDN Dec 24/32
-bought by James Fidler of Vancouver, to be used for packing. WF Feb 1935
1938 owner: James Fiddler, Vancouver
1953 owner (Joan W. 1) London Fish Co. Vancouver
1985, 1992 owner: BC Packers
2012 owner in Vancouver

150858 Vancouver