CCG Fleet: Vessel Details

CCGS W.G. GEORGE

W.G. George 2 (5x7)

Official Number: 817949

Call Sign: CG3064

General Operation

Vessel Type: SAR Lifeboat

Port of Registry: Ottawa, Ontario

Home Region: Atlantic Region

Home Port: Burgeo, Newfoundland and Labrador

Vessel Status: Active

Crewing Regime

Complement: 4

Officers: 2

Crew: 2

Berths Available: 0

Crewing Regime: 46.6 Avg System

Certificates

Ice Class: none

Class of Voyage: Near Coastal

MARPOL: No

IMO: No

Construction Details

Builder: Raymond Industries Ltd., Sept-Iles, Quebec

Build Material: Aluminium

Owner: Canadian Coast Guard

Year Launched: 1994

Year in Service: 1994

Vessel Specifications

Length: 15.8 m (Metres)

Breadth: 5.2 m (Metres)

Draft: 1.3 m (Metres)

Freeboard: Not Applicable

Gross Tonnage: 43.0 t (Tons)

Net Tonnage: 32.0 t (Tons)

Cruising Range: 200 nm (Nautical Miles)

Endurance: 2 d (Days)

Cruising Speed: 15.0 kts (Knots)

Maximum Speed: 16.0 kts (Knots)

Fresh Water: Not Applicable

Fuel Capacity: 3.20 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Fuel Consumption: 2.50 m3/d (Cubic Metres)

Helicopter Facilities This vessel is not helicopter capable
Engineering

Propulsion: Geared Diesel

Main Engines: 

(2) x Caterpillar 3408

Power: 798kw (KiloWatts)

Propellers: (2) x Fixed Pitch

Bow thrusters: No

Stern thrusters: No

Emergency Generator: 

Generators: 

(2) x Alternator

Scientific Equipment This vessel is not equipped with dedicated Scientific Equipment
Holds and Deck Space

Main Deck: 14.0 m2 (Square Metres)

Boat Deck: 15.0 m2 (Square Metres)

Forcastle: 16.0 m2 (Square Metres)

After Deck: 8.0 m2 (Square Metres)

Container Capacity This vessel cannot accommodate any containers.
Deck Equipment

Towing Equipment: Nylon Braid Rope

Bollard Pull: 0.0 t (Tons)

Workboat #1: RHIB

Launcher:  Slide

Comms and Navigation Equipment

VHF AM: 

(1) x Bendix-King KY196

VHF FM: 

(1) x Sailor RT-146
(1) x Icom IC-M604
(1) x Motorola MCX1000

HF: 

(1) x Motorola Micom

SatComms: 

(1) x Sailor SC4000 Iridium

Weather Fax: 

(1) x Furuno Fax 208

Gyro: 

(1) x Sperry SR2100

Radars: 

Sperry Marine Bridgemaster II - X Band

Electronic Charts: 

(1) x ICAN Aldebaran II

Auto Pilot: 

(1) x Comnav 2001

GPS: 

(2) x Northstar 941X

MF DF: 

(1) x Furuno FD 177

VHF DF: 

(1) x OAR Cubic 320

Depth Sounders: 

(1) x Furuno FCV-551
(1) x Datamarine 3000
Vessel Images
Other Images
W.G. George 3 (5x7) with helo
W.G. George 1 (5x7)
Additional Information

Vessel Accomplishments: 

Biographical Information: Named after W.G.George, the first Regional Director General of the Canadian Coast Guard in Newfoundland and Labrador Region. Mr. George was known as a strong advocate of search and rescue.

Modernization Information: Not Applicable