The HMCS Annapolis was an Annapolis-class destroyer that served in the Royal Canadian Navy and later, the Canadian Forces. She was the second Canadian naval unit to carry this name. She was sunk as an artificial reef off the coast of Gambier Island in Howe Sound in British Columbia, Canada.
Mountain Premier Contracting & Demolition was Lead Contractor on the 2015 project.
The M.V. Canadian Princess was a 236’ hydrographic survey vessel constructed in 1932 in Ontario. She had been converted in 1978 to a hotel by the then owners, Oak Bay Marine Group.
The vessel was approximately 1600 tonnes and required 12,000 man hours to complete the demolition. The demolition included interior deconstruction, removal of fixtures and wood structures, extensive asbestos abatement, cutting and scrapping of machinery, equipment and hull.
CAPE BRETON STERN PROJECT
The Cape Breton Stern was the 85′ stern of a 441’ vessel weighing approximately 550 tonnes. In addition, the stern engine located on the vessel weighed about 180 tonnes. Mountain Premier Demolition and Contracting was hired by the City of North Vancouver to abate and dismantle the stern and the stern engine and scrap all of the material generated therefrom.
The Fraser Titan is a 312′ dredger built in 1969, which was in service here in Vancouver untThe Fraser Titan is a 312′ dredger built in 1969, which was in service here in Vancouver until her decommissioning. Her job was to keep the navigation channel of the Fraser River clear and open. She was sold to Mountain Premier for abatement and demolition in 2018.il her decommissioning. Her job was to keep the navigation channel of the Fraser River clear and open. She was sold to Mountain Premier for abatement and demolition in 2018.
As a third party contractor for the Milltown Marina development project, we assisted the layout of the docks and crane launching. Our contract included managing the on and off loading of trucks for the dry stack steel building, as well as the finish tailoring the docks.
The complete removal of the overhead signs on the Second Narrows bridge required all traffic to be diverted for the duration.
The Tyee Princess was built in 1945 by the American Bridge Co. in Ambridge PA for the US Navy as the USS YF-874. Following a working life of over 55 years, she was donated to the Maritime Heritage Society of Vancouver. Long a familiar feature in the Pacific Northwest, she is now with Mountain Premier Demolition and Contracting for her final decommissioning and dismantling.