ANNETTA LOVETTA

Annetta Lovetta in Loreburn

 

Annetta Lovetta’s Log (Photo courtesy Perry Vey)

Annetta Lovetta’s Log (Photo courtesy Perry Vey) 

Name of Vessel ANNETTA LOVETTA
Type of Vessel Sailing
First Owner Name William James Vey, Hillview
Second Owner Guy King
Third Owner Bill King
Official Number(s) 159657 / S935075
Year of Construction 1935
Place of Construction Hillview
Number of Decks 1
Number of Masts 2
Length 69 feet
Width 55 feet
Depth 9 feet
Gross Tonnage 60
Net Tonnage 55
Registered Tonnage 60
Registered Year 1935
Port of Registry St. John’s, Newfoundland
Remarks Vessel registered anew in consequence of alterations at (Port) No. 52 in 1949
Registry Closed December 15, 1949

 

Note: This vessel was purchased by Ray Berkshire of Placentia Bay and he changed the name to the Bertha Joyce in the late 50s or early 60s. The Bertha Joyce was used as a collector boat in Placentia Bay. Sold to Harry Wareham of St. John’s c1972.  

Later it was purchased by Tom Brewer of Southern Harbour and he changed the name to the Placentia Bay Queen.

Bertha Joyce

Bertha Joyce

Placentia Bay Queen

M.V. Placentia Bay Queen carrying passengers to the reunion at Harbour Buffett, Placentia Bay, 1993 (Harbour Buffett Photographs, Maritime HIstory Archives)