canadian MV Nelson B. (+1967)
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general
nationality canadian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class coastal cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1949
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 533  grt
dimensions 49.4 x 8.5 x 3.7 m
material steel
engine 1 x 6cyl. 4S SA Diesel engine, 1 shaft, 1 screw, machinery aft.
power  
speed 10  knots
yard no. 246
IMO/Off. no. 524891
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
other reasons foundered
date lost 13/01/1967  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
George Brown & Co. (Marine) Ltd., Greenock
last owner
[1]Bouchard Navigation Ltd., Quebec
MV Nelson B. (+1967)
period 1965 ~ 1967
IMO/Off. no.: 524891
prev. owners
[2]Gillie G. T. & Blair - Firth Shipping Co., Aberdeen
MV Beauly Firth
period 1949 ~ 1962
IMO/Off. no.: 524891
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 26/04/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 02/12/2013
 
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Allen Tony02/12/2013Nelson B. MV ran aground and foundered west of Cape St. Mary, Nova Scotia on the 13th January 1967. She was previously called,
MV Beauly Firth 1949-1962
Engine by National Gas & Oil Engine Co. Ltd., UK.
Lettens Jan26/04/2008Nelson B.; 287 tons; Registered at Quebec, Quebec, Canada. Registration no. 169219.

On the 13th January 1967, Nelson B. , off Lat. 44 00´ N, Long. 66 18´ 05.
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 Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, museum.gov.ns.ca


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