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Bid History for Howe Sound Queen
Auction Start Date: 04/12/19 1:05 PM ET
Auction End Date: 04/30/19 5:33 PM ET
Asset ID: 2   Number of Bids: 207

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Howe Sound Queen
Auction Closed
High Bidder: h*******u
Sold Amount: C $210,000.00
Tax (GST: 5.000000%
PST: 7.000000%):
C $11,025.00
C $0.00
Buyer's Premium (5.00%): C $10,500.00
Total Price: C $231,525.00
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Terms and Conditions
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Year Make/Brand Model Title Restriction
1964 Howe Bureau Veritas No Title Restriction
Year Make/Brand Model
1964 Howe Bureau Veritas
Title Restriction    
No Title Restriction    
Condition Category
Used/See Description Boats, Marine Vessels and Supplies
Condition Category
Used/See Description Boats, Marine Vessels and Supplies

The final auction price will have to approved by British Columbia Ferry Services committee after the auction has closed

Removed from service date - Currently in Operation until 1st week in June where it will be removed from service and kept warm and in operational state until ownership change

Reason for being auctioned - Scheduled for Replacement

Built Place - 1964, Marine Industries Ltd., Quebec

Tonnage - GRT 855 – NRT 567.5

Flag - Canada

Class - Bureau Veritas

LOA - 74.37 m

BEAM - 18.44 m

DRAFT (molded) - 4.72 m

SPEED - 10.0 knots

Capacity - 300 Passengers and Crew + 52 Automobile Equivalents

Main Engines - 2 DDA/MTU 12V2000 Series V-12 Diesels, 650 BHP @ 1650 RPM/800 BHP @ 1800 RPM.

Gearbox/Clutches - Lufkin Gears RS 1616 / Fawick Clutches 14VC 1000

Propulsion - Twin Screw

Aux Engines - (2) Mitsubishi 6D16 NA, 6 cylinder / Rated at switchboard at 60 kW, 208 volts

Emergency Generator - Batteries

Approximate Normal Route sailings per week - 84 Round-Trip Sailings per week

Approximate Normal Route nautical miles per week - 470.4 Nautical Miles

Notable - List of Exclusions and other required documents will be available at auction close and will be presented to winning bidder prior to ownership change

Known issues - none, currently operational and working

Please review all attachments before placing your bid

Ship TO BE USED for ongoing sailing or trade

Vessel is Currently in Operation

Additional Info: Howe Sound Queen Spec Sheet.pdf
Questions and AnswersQuestions and Answers
Q: What is the maximum draft of the ship? what is the fuel capacity? How much is the fuel consumption per hour? What is the capacity of fresh water? when was the last dry dock? (4/22/19 1:53 PM)
A: Good day, Thank you for the inquiry. Please see responses to your questions below. What is the maximum draft of the ship? Aft 10ft 9-1/2inches & Fwd 10ft 7-1/2inches What is the fuel capacity? 16,168L at 80% How much is the fuel consumption per hour? 60L/hr What is the capacity of fresh water? 3,559 L When was the last dry docking? June 2015 Thank you. (4/23/19 5:38 AM)
Seller InformationSeller Information
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Seller Name British Columbia Ferry Services Inc., BC
Asset Location 1321 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 0B6
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Most items offered for sale are used and may contain defects not immediately detectable.  Bidders may inspect the property prior to bidding.  Asset(s) may not be located at address listed, please confirm location with seller.  

Inspection is by appointment only.  Please click "Ask a Question" to schedule an appointment.  Bidders showing up without a scheduled appointment will not be granted access.  

Wire Transfer
Wire Transfer is the only payment option for this item. The Wire Transfer Transaction Summary page will provide payment and account information. The Wire Transfer must be completed within 5 days unless otherwise specified below.

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Payment in full is due not later than five (5) business days from the time and date of the close of the auction. Payment must be made electronically through the GovDeals Website. Payment Methods are listed above.

Attention Non Canadian Bidders:

Buyers will need to fill out and submit (to the Canadian Government) a GST189 Form to have the HST/GST fees refunded as the seller will not remove HST/GST fees from the sale.

General Application Rebates for GST/HST Rebates Includes forms GST189, GST288, and GST507

Property may be removed by appointment only and appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance. All items must be removed within ten (10) business days from the time and date of the close of the auction.

The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of the property. No Assistance will be provided. A daily storage fee of $25.00 may be charged for any item not removed within the 10 business days allowed and stated on the Buyer’s Certificate.

Attention Bidders:

ALL assets are for pick up only - No shipping/freight assistance will be provided.

ALL pickups will be scheduled Monday to Friday during business hours. No weekend pickups are available.

The seller:
will not be held responsible for any damage to any items during removal.
will not be held responsible for any personal injury that occurs during, or as a result of the removal.
will not be responsible for damage to its property that occurs during the removal.
will not provide any labour assistance with removal.
will not sign any document for shipping.
will not recommend any shippers, freight forwarders, couriers or delivery services.
will not be responsible for any shipping, packaging, delivery, duties, import fees, taxes or any other charges.
will not supply any asset information required for customs.
will not be responsible for preparing any documentation foreign or domestic.

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Special InstructionsSpecial Instructions

Attention Non Canadian Bidders:  

Please be aware that the seller cannot provide exporting or importing procedure assistance.  You may visit the  Canadian Border Services site for information on exporting from Canada.  If importing into the US, you may visit the US Customs & Border Protection website at U.S. Customs and Border Protection for information about requirements. The seller also cannot provide import or export classifications.  

For exporting procedures help, any reputable freight forwarder can provide valuable assistance, please

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The asset is being sold as listed. You are invited to place a bid with the information provided, if the information provided does not meet your satisfaction, we suggest you do not bid.

Please read and understand Inspection, Payment, Removal & Special Instructions prior to bidding. The onus will be on the winning bidder to prepare all documentation for export with no assistance from the seller.

The asset(s) sold under this contract is/are being sold ‘as is’ and is not represented as being mechanically sound or maintained at any guaranteed level of quality. The asset may not be fit for use and may require substantial repairs at the buyer’s expense.

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