The tug UWANTA, cannery tender is on land for repairs. She went into commission at Bellingham in June of 1911as a unit of the Pacific American Fisheries Co., which operated a large number of vessels in the salmon trade. The UWANTA was entirely a Bellingham product, her lumber and planks being cut there and her 200-horsepower oil-burning steam engine cast in that city. She was 85 feet in length, with a beam of 17 feet, having a speed of 11 knots. She was placed in charge of Chapt. McLeod for trap-tending service on Puget Sound. mainly in the Anacortes region as well as Whidbey Island.