CCG Fleet: Vessel Details


Leim 1 (5x7)

Official Number: 836308

Call Sign: CFN6223

General Operation

Vessel Type: Nearshore Fishery Research Vessel

Port of Registry: Ottawa, Ontario

Home Region: Central and Arctic

Home Port: Sorel-Tracy, Quebec

Vessel Status: Active

Crewing Regime

Complement: 5

Officers: 3

Crew: 2

Berths Available: 5

Crewing Regime: Conventional


Ice Class: none

Class of Voyage: Near Coastal



Construction Details

Builder: Méridien Maritime Réparation Inc., Matane-sur-Mer, Quebec

Build Material: Steel

Owner: Canadian Coast Guard

Year Launched: 2012

Year in Service: 2012

Vessel Specifications

Length: 22.0 m (Metres)

Breadth: 9.2 m (Metres)

Draft: Not Applicable

Freeboard: Not Applicable

Gross Tonnage: 211.0 t (Tons)

Net Tonnage: 158.3 t (Tons)

Cruising Range: 1200 nm (Nautical Miles)

Endurance: 7 d (Days)

Cruising Speed: 9.0 kts (Knots)

Maximum Speed: 10.5 kts (Knots)

Fresh Water: 0.60 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Fuel Capacity: 27.90 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Fuel Consumption: 3.80 m3/d (Cubic Metres)

Helicopter Facilities This vessel is not helicopter capable

Propulsion: Geared Diesel

Main Engines: 

(2) x Caterpillar C18

Power: 714kw (KiloWatts)

Propellers: (2) x Fixed Pitch

Bow thrusters: Yes

Stern thrusters: No

Emergency Generator: 


(1) x Caterpillar C6.6
(1) x Caterpillar C4.4

Scientific Equipment

Laboratory Type: Dry

Area: 14.0 Area (Area)

Laboratory Type: Wet (Sheltered)

Area: 10.0 Area (Area)

Scientific LAN: No

Winches: Trawl Winches

Sounders: Not Applicable

Power on Deck (Hydraulic): No  (Electrical): No

Holds and Deck Space

Hold #1: 12.0 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Hatch Size:  2.0 x 1.4

Hold #2: 24.0 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Hatch Size:  2.0 x 1.4

Container Capacity This vessel cannot accommodate any containers.
Deck Equipment

Main Hoist:  Amco Veba V823M

SWL: 2.0 t (Tons)

Crane #1:  A Frame

SWL: 3.0 t (Tons)

Towing Equipment: Nylon Braid Rope

Bollard Pull: 0.0 t (Tons)

Workboat #1: RHIB

Launcher:  Boat Crane

Comms and Navigation Equipment


(1) x Icom IC-A110


(1) x Sailor RT-5022
(1) x Icom IC-M422


(1) x JRC JSB-196GM


(1) x Sailor SC4000 Iridium

Weather Fax: 

(1) x JRC JAX-9


(1) x Sperry SR2100


Sperry Marine Visionmaster FT - X Band
Sperry Marine Visionmaster FT - X Band

Electronic Charts: 

(1) x ICAN Aldebaran II

Auto Pilot: 

(1) x Comnav 2001


(1) x SAAB R4 (AIS)


(1) x OAR Cubic DF4400

Depth Sounders: 

(1) x Simrad ES70


(1) x WASSP WMB-160F
(1) x Simrad SH90
Vessel Images
Other Images
Leim 2 (5x7)
Leim (5x7) alongside
Leim in fog - poor focus
Additional Information

Vessel Accomplishments: 

Biographical Information: Dr. Alexander Leim (1897-1960) received his B.A. and PhD. degrees at the University of Toronto and joined St. Andrews Biological Station. He co-authored the book “Fishes of the Atlantic coast of Canada” and was appointed Assistant Director of the Fisheries Experimental Station of Halifax. He was promoted to the positions of Director of the Fisheries Experimental Station in Halifax and St. Andrews Biological Station. Dr. Leim was an outstanding researcher in marine science for Canada, as well as a most competent administrator over several decades.

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