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Northland Navigation Company, British Columbia, Canada

Formed in 1944 as the British Columbia Steamship Co., it changed it's name in 1954 to Northland Navigation Co. In 1959 they purchased the fleet of Union SS Co. of BC. They discontinued services in 1976.
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Many thanks to Ted Finch for his assistance in collecting this data. The following list was extracted from various sources. This is not an all inclusive list but should only be used as a guide. If you would like to know more about a vessel, visit the Ship Descriptions (onsite) or Immigrant Ship web site.

Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Canadian Prince 1928 built as Princess Norah for Canadian Pacific, 1955 renamed Queen of the North, 1958 sold to Northland renamed Canadian Prince, 1964 engines removed and converted to floating restaurant. 2,731
Haida Prince 1946 built as Ottawa Mayferry, later named City of Belleville, 1951 purchased by Union SS Co. renamed Capilano III, 1959 sold Northland renamed Haida Prince, 1967 sold Cayman Islands renamed Island Prince III, 1992 deleted from registers. 530
Island Prince (1) 1908 wooden hull, 123ft x 28.8ft, built 1908 by W. Turpel, Victoria BC as the LEEBRO for Leeming Bros, Victoria, BC. 1923 sold to Pacific Salvage Co., Victoria renamed SALVOR, 1942 purchased by British Columbia SS Co., Vancouver, converted to motor vessel and renamed Island Prince, 1962 company renamed Northland Shipping Co., 1964 sold to Merchant Marine Cadet Association, Vancouver renamed MMCS BEAVER, then several private owners until 1970 when reported as sunken derelict near Dollarton, Burrard Inlet. 1977 reported broken up. 323
Island Prince (2) 1958 ISLAND PRINCE (2) 1,782 tons, 256 ft x 40.1ft, built 1958 as HOEGH ARIANE for Hoegh Line, Norway, 1965 sold to British Columbia SS Co. renamed Island Prince, 1968 transferred to Northland Shipping Co., 1977 sold Greece renamed SARATOGA, 1982 sold Honduras renamed COURTNEY D, 1984 sold Cayman Islands renamed LINDA G, 1986 scrapped. 1,782
Nootka Prince 1945 built as FS-242 for U.S. Gov't, 1948 renamed Pomare for South Seas Shipping Co., Honolulu, 1951 Aleutian SS Co., Seattle, 1952 owned in Mexico, 1953 renamed Princess of Alberni for Canadian Pacific, 1958 purchased by Northland renamed Nootka Prince, 1959 sold to Crown Zellerbach, Vancouver renamed Ocean Crown, 1985 sold to National Ltd, Georgetown, CI, 1985 sank off Santa Marta, Columbia. 601
Northern Prince II 1946 built as Maythorne, 1948 renamed Anne Louise for Andersen, Esbjerg, Denmark, 1956 purchased by Northland renamed Northern Prince II, 1972 renamed Northern Prince, 1975 sold Mexico renamed Cedros, 1982 wrecked Baja California. 491
Pacific Prince 1942 wooden hull, built as YMS-118 for U.S. Navy, 1951 purchased by Northland renamed Pacific Prince, 1962 sold to Northwest Shipping Co., Vancouver, 1967 sank in Gulf of Alaska. 339
Skeena Prince 1946 built as Ottawa Page, sold to NF renamed Blue Peter II, 1951 purchased by Union SS Co. renamed Cassiar III, 1959 sold to Northland renamed Skeena Prince, 1976 sold Panama renamed Victoria II, 1992 deleted from registers. 1,377
Tahsis Prince 1920 ex- Granit, 1923 purchased from Harald Grenske, Skien by Bergen Steamship Co., renamed Columba, 1944 purchased by Union SS Co. renamed Island King, 1954 renamed Chilliwack III, 1959 sold to Northland renamed Tahsis Prince, 15th Mar. 1968 beached after striking rock near Estevan, Vancouver Island, sold, refloated and cut down to pontoon for logging operations. 800

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