Matsumoto Shipyards, North Vancouver BC

Most recent update: February 10, 2015.


Sam Matsumoto built boats in Prince Rupert before World War II but was interned during the war years.  After the war he established Matsumoto Shipyards in the Dollarton section of North Vancouver and was a leader in aluminum boat construction.  The yard closed in 1989 but continues as part of Allied Shipyards.  If anyone can add to this table, please send your data to timcolton@aol.com

Hull #
O.N. Original Name Original Owner Vessel Type GT Built Disposition
Built in Prince Rupert
  137946 Dinty Moor       1912 Closed
  134078 Phrontis II       1913 Closed
  134094 Goletas       1914 Closed
  138303 Aone   Tug 19 1916 Active
  330284 Rota   Fishing Vessel 8 1927 Active
  189612 Sea Star II   Fishing Vessel 9 1934 Active
  158256 Mother II       1935 Closed
  195769 Libra No. 1       1936 Closed
  159037 Grass   Fishing Vessel 13 1937 Now Hesquiat Brave
  173510 Josie Mae       1937 Closed
  171611 Aladdin II       1938 Suspended
  170540 Lively I       1939 Closed
  194283 Lightning       1939 Suspended
  189619 Niska III       1939 Suspended
  170921 Trina Michelle       1939 Closed
  172022 Prairie Gull       1939 Suspended
  172026 Advance II       1940 Closed
  172028 Admar       1940 Suspended
  172387 Tela H       1940 Suspended
  172477 Robert B   Fishing Vessel 32 1941 Active
  173608 Eskimo       1941 Closed
  319496 Lida II       1941 Closed
  173501 Marlene J       1942 Closed
  173502 Universe   Fishing Vessel 67 1942 Active
Built in North Vancouver
  314895 Northern Wahine 2       1950 Closed
  194677 Dodie   Fishing Vessel 15 1951 Active
  314881 Sea Whirl       1951 Closed
  319506 Tee-Em   Fishing Vessel 8 1951 Active
    Gillnetter   Fishing Vessel   1951 Closed
    Silver Spray   Fishing Vessel   1951 Closed
  194880 Lyra   Fishing Vessel 15 1952 Active
  194908 Sequoia   Fishing Vessel 10 1952 Active
  194972 Hy-Wave   Fishing Vessel 10 1952 Active
  195424 Avala       1952 Suspended
  195425 Terry-Diane   Fishing Vessel 15 1952 Now Island Shadow
  197392 Draw Two       1952 Closed
  198564 Ike No. 1   Fishing Vessel 8 1952 Active
  198565 Riviera No. 1       1952 Suspended
  198566 Susan T.       1952 Closed
  313765 Charmaine II       1952 Suspended
  384096 Liahona       1952 Suspended
  326596 Sea Sweep       1952 Suspended
  326597 Betty Y       1952 Suspended
  326680 Miss Nevada   Fishing Vessel 10 1952 Active
    Lazy Breeze   Fishing Vessel   1952 Closed
  195474 Wee Willie   Special Purpose 4 1953 Active
  195909 Seamus   Recreational 24 1953 Now Claudia M
  198946 Cosmo II       1953 Suspended
    Golden Girl   Fishing Vessel   1953 Later Sea Harvester
    Helena   Fishing Vessel   1953 Closed
  197405 Lava R.       1954 Suspended
  197658 Mare Nostrum   Recreational 27 1954 Now Duchess III
  197675 Darito   Recreational 9 1954 Active
  197676 Christopher II       1954 Suspended
  197694 Miss Georgina   Fishing Vessel 51 1954 Active
  197701 Vitabella       1954 Closed
  198103 Eva D. II   Fishing Vessel 51 1954 Active
  198627 Zodiac Light   Fishing Vessel 61 1955 Active
  198630 New Venture       1955 Closed
  198947 Ocean Star   Fishing Vessel 97 1955 Active
  198950 Pacific Belle       1955 Closed
  188340 Pacific Pearl   Fishing Vessel 87 1956 Active
  188627 B.C. Mac   Fishing Vessel 87 1956 Now Miss Cory
  188650 Porcher Island       1956 Closed
  189617 Sunnfjord       1957 Closed
  198580 Silver Bounty   Fishing Vessel 98 1957 Active
  310357 Eagle Crest II   Recreational 14 1957 Active
  311890 Ocean Wave   Fishing Vessel 15 1959 Active
  313678 Evening Star   Fishing Vessel 39 1960 Active
  313686 Edith Marj   Recreational 13 1960 Now Tacony
41   Eider Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game Patrol Boat   1961 Active
  313063 Northern Dawn       1961 Closed
  314025 Laurel Fisher   Fishing Vessel 9 1961 Active
  314787 Carlene   Fishing Vessel 11 1962 Now Sea Dragon I
  319437 Last-Mac   Tug 9 1962 Now East Bay
  318985 Ethelda   Recreational 15 1963 Active
  318993 Melibe       1963 Closed
  320195 Navimar V   Pilot Boat 13 1963 Now Pilote 2000
  320207 Westco No. 4       1963 Closed
  320271 Lady Lison   Fishing Vessel 199 1963 Closed
  320272 Secord No. 1   Fishing Vessel 199 1963 Now Henry L II
81   Thrasher   Fishing Vessel   1963 Being restored in Canada
  320302 Astronaut   Fishing Vessel 38 1963 Active
  320313 Heather Isle   Special Purpose 35 1963 Active
  322412 Co-Op Logger   Tug 12 1964 Now WR Logger
  323255 Babine River Dept. of Fisheries Patrol Boat 7 1965 Active
  323336 Joyride       1965 Closed
  323597 Weldwood V       1965 Closed
  325557 Mar Ene   Fishing Vessel 13 1965 Now Evening Star One
  325575 Wash Tub       1965 Suspended
  325597 Westville   Fishing Vessel 15 1965 Active
  325600 Crown Forest 72-60   Tug 12 1965 Now Bentinck Belle
  325643 Crown Forest 72-61   Tug 12 1965 Later Bentinck Brave, closed
  325688 Brymay   Tug 10 1965 Active
  326536 Miss Tona   Fishing Vessel 13 1966 Active
  323508 Tahlok       1966 Closed
  326674 Decibar   Research Vessel 18 1966 Active
  327171 P.E. 81   Fishing Vessel 8 1966 Later Debris Queen, suspended
  327249 Little Viking       1966 Closed
  323625 Sea Valiant   Tug 2 1967 Active
  323632 Weldwood VIII       1967 Closed
  327144 Western Sun   Fishing Vessel 14 1967 Active
  327915 Silver Mate   Fishing Vessel 12 1967 Active
  327919 Northern Light   Passenger Vessel 38 1967 Active
  327931 Silver Streak   Tug 2 1967 Active
  328421 Fair-A-Lee       1967 Suspended
  328902 Aileen E   Fishing Vessel 9 1967 Active
  328910 Magic Maker   Fishing Vessel 11 1967 Active
  831650 Lady Lynn   Fishing Vessel 8 1967 Active
  327165 P.E. 75   Fishing Vessel 8 1968 Suspended
  327166 P.E. 76   Fishing Vessel 8 1968 Later St. Mary, closed
  327167 P.E. 77   Fishing Vessel 8 1968 Active
  327168 P.E. 78   Fishing Vessel 8 1968 Now Twin Lady
  327169 P.E. 79   Fishing Vessel 8 1968 Active
  327170 P.E. 80   Fishing Vessel 8 1968 Active
  329394 Brigit R   Fishing Vessel 15 1968 Now Mackenzie River
  329398 Canada 101   Fishing Vessel 14 1968 Active
  329399 Silver Spray IV       1968 Closed
  329406 Julie Anne K   Fishing Vessel 12 1968 Active
  329414 Klina Brave   Tug 6 1968 Active
  329497 Camp Point   Tug 10 1968 Active
  329499 Pilot Point   Tug 10 1968 Active
  329521 Hy-U Hound       1968 Suspended
  329573 Weldwood XI       1968 Closed
  329574 Weldwood XII       1968 Closed
  329597 Weldwood XIV       1968 Closed
  330316 Stephens Bay   Fishing Vessel 15 1968 Active
  330348 Rene B   Tug 6 1968 Now Straight Shooter
  330360 Geordie G       1968 Closed
  329598 Weldwood XV       1969 Closed
  330269 Lesleegreg   Tug 5 1969 Active
  330281 Northern Harvester   Fishing Vessel 14 1969 Active
  330461 Celtwin XVII   Tug   1969 Closed
  330462 Celtwin XVIII   Tug   1969 Suspended
  330463 Celtwin XIX   Tug   1969 Suspended
234 330743 Nechako   Ferry 125 1969 Now Canadian III
  330814 Miss Sherry   Fishing Vessel 12 1969 Now Sho-Am-Hungry
  331171 Silver Tip   Tug 15 1969 Active
  331823 Boom-A-Day       1969 Closed
  331860 King Island       1969 Closed
  347021 Point 1 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1969 Active
  347022 Point 2 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1969 Active
  347023 Point 3 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1969 Active
  347024 Point 4 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1969 Active
  347025 Point 5 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1969 Active
  330295 Lady Janine   Fishing Vessel 18 1970 Active
  331908 Weldwood XVI       1970 Closed
  331963 Western Nomad       1970 Closed
  344626 Kiteen       1970 Suspended
  344637 Grackle   Tug 5 1970 Active
  344665 Weldwood XVII       1970 Closed
  344667 Nation Prince       1970 Suspended
  344686 Bell Copper No. 1       1970 Suspended
  344697 Wind Force   Tug 3 1970 Active
  347026 Point 6 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1970 Active
  347027 Point 7 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1970 Closed
  347028 Point 8 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1970 Active
  347029 Point 9 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1970 Active
  347030 Point 10 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1970 Active
  345226 Blue Flasher   Tug 7 1971 Active
  345641 Grackle II   Tug 5 1971 Active
  345677 Salli J. Rogers   Fishing Vessel 75 1971 Active
  345695 George McKay   Fishing Vessel 75 1971 Active
  345696 A.L.H.   Fishing Vessel 75 1971 Active
  345724 Major Rock   Passenger Vessel 27 1971 Now Pacific Explorer I
  346297 Hermit's Choice   Fishing Vessel 15 1971 Now Kansas Dreams
  346318 Chilako No. VIII         Suspended
  346336 Sisiutl Simon Fraser University Research Vessel 20 1972 Active
  346376 Bowron Hound       1972 Closed
  346601 Blask       1972 Closed
  346652 Celtwin XX   Tug 5 1972 Active
  346669 Mahatta No. 4 Western Forest Products Tug 19 1972 Active
  346671 N P 387   Fishing Vessel 9 1972 Active
  346672 N P 388   Fishing Vessel 9 1972 Now Corrie Alli
  346673 N P 389   Fishing Vessel 9 1972 Active
  346674 N P 390   Fishing Vessel 9 1972 Active
  346706 N P 391   Fishing Vessel 9 1972 Now Gwa-Yas-Dums Star
  346707 N P 392   Fishing Vessel 9 1972 Now Tanu Raven
  347016 Gambier XII         Suspended
  347020 Pilot Point II Thomas A. Deane Fishing Vessel 9 1972 Active
  347056 Weldwood XVIII       1972 Closed
  346599 Sewell No. 2       1973 Suspended
  347827 Point 11 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1972 Closed
  347828 Point 12 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1972 Closed
  347829 Point 14 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1972 Active
  348794 Kirsten   Tug 5 1972 Now Alcatraz
  347164 N P 398   Fishing Vessel 9 1973 Now Miss Sammy Jo
  347165 N P 399   Fishing Vessel 9 1973 Later Otter G, suspended
  347166 N P 400   Fishing Vessel 9 1973 Active
  347167 N P 401   Fishing Vessel 9 1973 Active
  347168 N P 402   Fishing Vessel 9 1973 Suspended
  347946 Western Queen Edwin G. Newman Fishing Vessel 44 1973 Active
  347947 Western Cruiser Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 44 1973 Active
  347948 Cape Perry Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 62 1973 Active
  347949 Cape Knox Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 62 1973 Active
  347955 Bravado       1973 Closed
  347972 Westco 4196       1973 Closed
  347990 Windswept Aberdeen Fishing Fishing Vessel 44 1973 Active
  347994 Celtwin XXII   Tug   1973 Suspended
  348381 Cortez Lady McCoy Ventures Tug 5 1973 Active
  348449 Tatyana I       1973 Closed
  348450 Cape Stephen Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 63 1973 Active
  348723 Tof 1 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1974 Active
  348724 Tof 2 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1974 Active
  348725 Tof 3 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1974 Active
  348726 Tof 4 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1974 Active
  348727 Tof 5 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1974 Active
  348728 Tof 6 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1974 Active
  348729 Tof 7 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1974 Active
  348730 Tof 8 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1974 Active
  348731 Tof 9 Pattison Enterprises Fishing Vessel 3 1974 Active
  348834 Orchard City Riverside Forest Products Tug 10 1974 Active
  368738 Norseas Pandalus Fishing Fishing Vessel 44 1974 Active
  369118 Odysseus Wasden Fishing Fishing Vessel 63 1974 Active
  369161 Shirley Ann M. Nguyen Thi Tuyet Fishing Vessel 15 1974 Active
  369162 Western Slope Brian McGee Fishing Vessel 9 1974 Active
  369179 Shani Lynne Hall Fishing Fishing Vessel 63 1974 Now Holly Ann
  369205 Ocean Invader   Fishing Vessel 63 1974 Now Santa Cruz
  369504 Qualicum Producer Robert M. Recalma Fishing Vessel 63 1974 Active
  369644 Tymac No. 5 Tymac Launch Services Passenger Vessel 3 1974 Now Sea Hag
  369622 The Bastion City       1974 Suspended
  369593 Western Sunrise Kwakiutl Nation Fishing Vessel 45 1975 Active
  369606 Western Prince Laichkwiltach Ent. Fishing Vessel 45 1975 Active
  371885 Tymac No. 6 Tymac Launch Services Passenger Vessel   1975 Closed
  370663 Walker Rock Dept. of Fisheries Research Vessel 14 1976 Active
 392 370770 Sea Luck   Fishing Vessel 58 1976 Later Haida Joye, now Wolverine
  371892 Weldwood XIX       1977 Closed
  372739 Whaler Excursions Hargo Passenger Vessel 4 1977 Active
  391314 Silver Gale Aveline Developments Fishing Vessel 13 1978 Active
  816137 Medusa Medusa MEA Research Vessel 3 1978 Now Pacific Stalker
  392953 Nelbro 142       1979 Closed
  392954 Nelbro 143       1979 Closed
  393360 Deiseal Pacheedaht Nation Fishing Vessel 11 1979 Active
  395575 Tiber Four Seasons Fishing Fishing Vessel 16 1980 Active
438 Mexico Pemex 652 PeMex Fire Boat 513 1982 Active
439 Mexico Pemex 653 PeMex Fire Boat 513 1983 Active
  835822 Mallard Canadian Coast Guard Patrol Boat 21 1985 Decommissioned 2013
  835305 Osprey Canadian Coast Guard Patrol Boat 21 1985 Decommissioned 2013, now 2013-06
  807860 Tsunami I James L. Shanks Fishing Vessel 5 1986 Active
264 807714 Midori Sam Matsumoto Trawler/Yacht 55 1987 Now Capt Charlie
  810487 Golden Penny Richard L. Baun Fishing Vessel 13 1987 Active
  810467 R. W. Mackinnon Imperial Oil Tug 13 1988 Active
  C19099ON Skua Canadian Coast Guard Patrol Boat 11 1985 Retired 2005, sold 2012
  C22922ON   Bigwin Island Golf Club Tug 4   Active
  C01949BC   Whiskey Point Seafoods Fishing Vessel 8   Active
  C07004BC   Four Seasons Fishing Fishing Vessel 5   Active
  C10226BC   Thuc Tran Fishing Vessel 11