ABD Boats, North Vancouver BC

Most recent update: September 19, 2020.


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 starts with hull 303: this is a continuation of Bel-Aire's system, which ended with hull 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 m. Built Disposition
303? 812359 Rising Spirit         198? Closed 2001
  812790 Pacific Horizon   Fishing 39   198? Closed 2010
  817545 West Coast Bullet   Passenger 48   1988 Later Scot Free 88, closed 2017
  812916 Canadian Joye James W. Walkus Fishing 84 17 6-Feb-90 Active
  814195 Bev-Anne Seafood4Life Products Fishing 9 8 3-Jan-91 Active
  812695 Northern Constructor Knutson Holdings Recreational 15 10 22-May-92 Active
  815028 High Pockets Stanley G. Wilson Recreational 131 27 13-Mar-92 Active
  815142 Malaspina Express Malaspina Transport Passenger 59   26-Jun-92 Active
311 C14909BC   Marine Harvest Canada Workboat 9 14 1992 Active
  816141 Burrard 9   Passenger 5 10 24-Dec-92 Now Coast 9
  816569 Royal Pursuit         1993 Closed 2005
  816733 Mercury XIV Bates Properties Passenger 17 10 19-Nov-93 Active
  817546 P.P.S. No. 2         1994 Closed 1996
  817600 Pacific Cat Grant R. Swain Passenger 4 8 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 12 24-Jun-94 Active
  C04325QC             Closed
334 C07973BC   Dept. of Fisheries Workboat 5 6   Suspended
342 C03279BC   Dept. of Fisheries Workboat 5 6   Suspended
  C05844BC             Closed
351 1041814 Exodus John S. Browning Yacht 190 62 1996 Now Kauhale Kai (USA)
353 C22753BC   Eagle Nook, Inc. Passenger 5 8 2000 Active
357 1131623 Andrea Cay Neptune Holdings Yacht 213 32 2002 Active (USA)
  825544 Tsimshian Storm Arthur W. Sterritt Passenger 56 20 27-Nov-03 Active
  826785 Mercury XVI Bates Properties Tug 5 9 15-Nov-04 Active
    Necha   Yacht     2007 Now Polar Bear (Australia)
362 832252 Pacific Navigator Pacific Pilotage Auth. Workboat 53 19 13-Feb-08 Active
363 832934 Pacific Scout Pacific Pilotage Auth. Workboat 59 19 28-Jul-08 Active
364 C14536BC   Garry Wiel Passenger 4 7 29-Sep-08 Active
365 834479 Explorathor II Vancouver Whale Watch Passenger 40 15 5-May-10 Active
366 C10013BC   John Fontaine Passenger 5 7 19-Jul-10 Suspended
367 835749 Tymac Pilot Tymac Launch Service Passenger 11 11 18-Jul-11 Active
368 835750 Tymac Agent Tymac Launch Service Passenger 11 11 18-Jul-11 Active
369 836241 Renegade Standard Towing Tug 147 20 18-Jun-12 Active
370 836847 Kootenay Samson Tug Boat Tug 148 20 30-Aug-12 Active
371 837829 Amarissa Joye James Walkus Fishing Fishing 384 30 18-Nov-13 Active
372 839460 SST Capilano Saam Smit Canada Tug 198 20 30-Oct-15 Active
373 840278 SST Salish Saam Smit Canada Tug 198 20 25-Oct-16 Active
374                
375 842093 Geemia Joy James Walkus Fishing Fishing 391 32 25-Oct-18 Active
376 842522 Salish Sea Eclipse Salish Sea Expeditions Passenger 133 23 12-Apr-19 Active
377 843443 Salish Sea Freedom Salish Sea Expeditions Passenger 136 23 31-Oct-19 Active