Marine Heritage Database

Beater - 1962

Ship Type

Typical Profile

V

O

X

F


Code Flags

Tonnage

269

Length(ft)

122.4

Breadth(ft)

24

Depth(ft)

11.5

Masts

Decks

Hull

Steel

Shipwreck Details

Description

Served as a United States minesweeper in WWII. Aquired by Christensen Canadian Enterprises (Karlson Shipping). Name was derived from the beater used on seal hunts for clubbing seals.

Vessel Type

Motor, Sealer, Trawler

Type of Event

Total loss

Nature of Event

Stranded

Cause of Event

Broke moorings

Date of Wreck

1962-10-07

Location

New Harbour

Cargo

Lives Lost

Voyage from

Voyage to

Remarks

Driven ashore during Hurricane Daisy.

Ship Construction

Built at

Bath, Maine , United States

Date

1930

Official Number

178600

Registered at

St. John`s

Date

Propulsion

Unknown

Rig

Unknown

Details

Built by the Bath Iron Works.

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