From the Bering to the Baja
Tanu Warrior 1952, Candian registry says built by Nelson Brothers but looks like one of those Haida-built boats funded by Nelsons and later seized by them.
This was my dad, Willis Royal Crosby’s boat until he fell ill in 1987. A Haida, born in Skidegate Haida Gwaii, who had fished all his life since the age of 14 years, lived until 2009. He provided some details of his life as a fisherman, and trained his son, Willis Crosby Jr.
Hello All…. I am the current owner of the Tanu Warrior. It was built by a father/son team of George and Peter Jones of Masset B.C. By all accounts it was a very popular and successful vessel Working up to 2006, the Tanu Warrior has many voyages defy in her blood…..
I am looking for copies of photos and or any documentation regarding the Tanu Warrior. Specially photos of the building, the crew or any thing associated with the seiner
She is currently resting at the government in Porpoise Bay, Sechelt B.C if anyone wants to take a close l
Thanks for your helpi
Willis Royal Crosby Sr.
Where is she now?
This boat just sold for 30,000. It was a Haida boat but was funded by Nelson Bros. Was completely rebuilt after this photo was taken. All aluminum hatches, aluminum mast and boom, many upgrades
Hi Jim I am the youngest daughter of Willis Royal Crosby Sr.
You can contact me in Prince Rupert .
250 624 6399
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