CCG Fleet: Vessel Details

CCGS W.E. RICKER

W.E. Ricker 3 (5x7) in fog

Official Number: 372369

Call Sign: CG2965

General Operation

Vessel Type: Offshore Fishery Science Vessel

Port of Registry: Ottawa, Ontario

Home Region: Western Region

Home Port: Patricia Bay, British Columbia

Vessel Status: Active

Crewing Regime

Complement: 20

Officers: 7

Crew: 13

Berths Available: 17

Crewing Regime: Layday

Certificates

Ice Class: none

Class of Voyage: Unlimited - beyond 200nm

MARPOL: Yes

IMO: 7809364

Construction Details

Builder: Nagasaki Senpakukogyo Ltd., Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan

Build Material: Steel

Owner: Canadian Coast Guard

Year Launched: 1978

Year in Service: 1978

Vessel Specifications

Length: 58.0 m (Metres)

Breadth: 9.5 m (Metres)

Draft: 4.5 m (Metres)

Freeboard: 1.9 m (Metres)

Gross Tonnage: 1104.5 t (Tons)

Net Tonnage: 415.9 t (Tons)

Cruising Range: 6000 nm (Nautical Miles)

Endurance: 50 d (Days)

Cruising Speed: 10.0 kts (Knots)

Maximum Speed: 11.5 kts (Knots)

Fresh Water: 31.00 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Fuel Capacity: 290.00 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Fuel Consumption: 5.00 m3/d (Cubic Metres)

Helicopter Facilities This vessel is not helicopter capable
Engineering

Propulsion: Geared Diesel

Main Engines: 

(1) x Akasaka AH40

Power: 1863kw (KiloWatts)

Propellers: (1) x Controllable Pitch

Bow thrusters: Yes

Stern thrusters: No

Emergency Generator: (2) x Anschutz Compilot 8

Generators: 

(3) x Detroit Diesel 8VA71

Scientific Equipment This vessel is not equipped with dedicated Scientific Equipment
Holds and Deck Space This vessel does not have cargo holds
Container Capacity This vessel cannot accommodate any containers.
Deck Equipment

Main Hoist:  Cargo crane

SWL: 0.0 t (Tons)

Towing Equipment: Winch

Bollard Pull: 0.0 t (Tons)

Workboat #1: RHIB

Launcher:  Boat Crane

Workboat #2: RHIB

Launcher:  Boat Crane

Comms and Navigation Equipment

VHF AM: 

(1) x Collins 251

VHF FM: 

(1) x Sailor RT-146
(1) x Vertex 99

HF: 

(1) x Kenwood R2000

SatComms: 

(1) x Magnavox MX 2400
(1) x Sailor SC4000 Iridium

Weather Fax: 

(1) x Furuno Fax 208

Gyro: 

(1) x Sperry Mk 37

Radars: 

Sperry Marine Bridgemaster E - X Band
Sperry Marine Bridgemaster E - S Band

Electronic Charts: 

(1) x ICAN Aldebaran II
(1) x OSL ECPINS

Auto Pilot: 

(1) x Sperry SRP-690

Speed Logs: 

(1) x JRC JLN202

GPS: 

(2) x Northstar 941X
(1) x SAAB R4

MF DF: 

(1) x Taiyo C338 HS

VHF DF: 

(1) x OAR Cubic DF4400

Depth Sounders: 

(1) x Simrad EQ-55
(1) x Skipper SRP690

Sonars: 

(1) x Wesmar HD 600E
Vessel Images
Other Images
W.E. Ricker 1 (5x7) sm
W.E. Ricker 2 (5x7) sm poor
Additional Information

Vessel Accomplishments: Coming Soon

Biographical Information: William Edwin Ricker (1908–2001), Born in Waterdown, Ontario, HE was one of the founders of fisheries science. He is best known for the Ricker model, which is used to predict the number of fish present in a fishery and was the recipient of various medals and awards, including the Order of Canada

Modernization Information: Coming Soon