ABD Boats, North Vancouver BC

Most recent update: January 26, 2017.


ABD Boats was formed in 1987 by Alan Dawson and Burton Drody.  They specialize in high-performance aluminum vessels: visit them at www.abdboats.com.  The yard is located on the west side of the TCH Bridge, where Bel-Aire Shipyard used to be: see it from the air on Google here.  ABD's hull numbering system carries on from Bel-Aire's system, which stopped at 302.  Finally, if anyone can make any additions and/or corrections to the table below, send your info, please, to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Built Disposition
  812359 Rising Spirit       198? Closed 2001
  812790 Pacific Horizon   Fishing 39 198? Closed 2010
  817545 West Coast Bullet   Passenger 48 1988 Now Scot Free 88
  812916 Canadian Joye James W. Walkus Fishing 84 6-Feb-90 Active
  814195 Bev-Anne Seafood4Life Products Fishing 9 3-Jan-91 Active
  812695 Northern Constructor Knutson Holdings Recreational 15 22-May-92 Active
  815028 High Pockets Stanley G. Wilson Recreational 131 13-Mar-92 Active
  815142 Malaspina Express Malaspina Transport Passenger 59 26-Jun-92 Active
311 C14909BC   Marine Harvest Canada Workboat 9 1992 Active
  816141 Burrard 9   Passenger 5 24-Dec-92 Now Coast 9
  816569 Royal Pursuit       1993 Closed 2005
  816733 Mercury XIV Bates Properties Passenger 17 19-Nov-93 Active
  817546 P.P.S. No. 2       1994 Closed 1996
  817600 Pacific Cat Grant R. Swain Passenger 4 13-Jun-95 Active
  817603 Pacific Journey       1995 Closed 2001
  818035 Mercury XV Bates Properties Passenger 5 13-Mar-95 Active
  819425 Burrard Cleaner No. 12 Western Canada MRC Barge 8 19-Jun-93 Active
  822046 Armada Cape Mudge Nations Fishing 14 24-Jun-94 Active
  C04325QC           Closed
334 C07973BC   Dept. of Fisheries Workboat 5   Suspended
342 C03279BC   Dept. of Fisheries Workboat 5   Suspended
  C05844BC           Closed
351 1041814 Exodus John S. Browning Yacht 190 1996 Now Kauhale Kai (USA)
353 C22753BC   Eagle Nook, Inc. Passenger 5 2000 Active
357 1131623 Andrea Cay Neptune Holdings Yacht 213 2002 Active (USA)
  825544 Tsimshian Storm Arthur W. Sterritt Passenger 56 27-Nov-03 Active
  826785 Mercury XVI Bates Properties Tug 5 15-Nov-04 Active
    Necha   Yacht   2007 Now Polar Bear (Australia)
362 832252 Pacific Navigator Pacific Pilotage Auth. Workboat 53 13-Feb-08 Active
363 832934 Pacific Scout Pacific Pilotage Auth. Workboat 59 28-Jul-08 Active
364 C14536BC   Garry Wiel Passenger 4 29-Sep-08 Active
365 834479 Explorathor II Vancouver Whale Watch Passenger 40 5-May-10 Active
366 C10013BC   John Fontaine Passenger 5 19-Jul-10 Suspended
367 835749 Tymac Pilot Tymac Launch Service Passenger 11 18-Jul-11 Active
368 835750 Tymac Agent Tymac Launch Service Passenger 11 18-Jul-11 Active
369 836241 Renegade Standard Towing Tug 147 18-Jun-12 Active
370 836847 Kootenay Samson Tug Boat Tug 148 30-Aug-12 Active
371 837829 Amarissa Joye James Walkus Fishing Fishing 384 18-Nov-13 Active
372 839460 SST Capilano Saam Smit Canada Tug 198 30-Oct-15 Active
373 840278 SST Salish Saam Smit Canada Tug 198 25-Oct-16 Active