CCG Fleet: Vessel Details

CCGS M. CHARLES M.B.

CCGS M.Charles 1

Official Number: 838229

Call Sign: CGMC

General Operation

Vessel Type: Mid Shore Patrol Vessel

Port of Registry: Ottawa, Ontario

Home Region: Western Region

Home Port: Victoria, British Columbia

Vessel Status: Active

Crewing Regime

Complement: 9

Officers: 5

Crew: 4

Berths Available: 5

Crewing Regime: Layday

Certificates

Ice Class: none

Class of Voyage: Near Coastal Class 1 - limited HT2

MARPOL: Yes

IMO: 9586100

Construction Details

Builder: Irving Shipbuilding Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia

Build Material: Steel and Aluminium

Owner: Canadian Coast Guard

Year Launched: 2014

Year in Service: 2014

Vessel Specifications

Length: 42.8 m (Metres)

Breadth: 7.0 m (Metres)

Draft: 2.8 m (Metres)

Freeboard: 1.7 m (Metres)

Gross Tonnage: 253.0 t (Tons)

Net Tonnage: 75.0 t (Tons)

Cruising Range: 2000 nm (Nautical Miles)

Endurance: 14 d (Days)

Cruising Speed: 14.0 kts (Knots)

Maximum Speed: 25.0 kts (Knots)

Fresh Water: 6.50 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Fuel Capacity: 34.00 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Fuel Consumption: Not Applicable

Helicopter Facilities This vessel is not helicopter capable
Engineering

Propulsion: Geared Diesel

Main Engines: 

(2) x MTU 4000M

Power: 4992kw (KiloWatts)

Propellers: (2) x Controllable Pitch

Bow thrusters: Yes

Stern thrusters: No

Emergency Generator: (1) x Northern Lights M1064

Generators: 

(2) x Northern Lights M1066

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

Boat Deck: 22.0 m2 (Square Metres)

Forcastle: 28.8 m2 (Square Metres)

After Deck: 65.0 m2 (Square Metres)

Container Capacity This vessel cannot accommodate any containers.
Deck Equipment

Main Hoist:  Allied Marine TB10-23

SWL: 3.1 t (Tons)

Towing Equipment: Nylon Braid Rope

Bollard Pull: 0.0 t (Tons)

Workboat #1: RHIB rescue boat

Launcher: Welin Lambie PIV-1A

Workboat #2: RHIB

Launcher: Allied Marine TB10-23

Workboat #3: RHIB

Launcher: Allied Marine TB10-23

Comms and Navigation Equipment

VHF AM: 

(1) x Jotron TR7725

VHF FM: 

(2) x Sailor RT-4800

HF: 

(2) x Motorola Micom

SatComms: 

(1) x Sailor SC4000 Iridium

Gyro: 

(1) x Sperry SR2100

Radars: 

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

Electronic Charts: 

(2) x ICAN Aldebaran II

Auto Pilot: 

(1) x Sperry Navipilot 4000

Speed Logs: 

(1) x Sperry Marine Naviknot 450D

GPS: 

(1) x SAAB R4 (AIS)

VHF DF: 

(1) x OAR Cubic DF4400

Depth Sounders: 

(1) x Simrad ES60
Vessel Images
Other Images
CCGS M.Charles 2
CCGS M.Charles 3
Additional Information

Vessel Accomplishments: Not Applicable

Biographical Information: Canadian Coast Guard Deckhand Martin Charles, S.C., M.B., of Bamfield, British Columbia, and Hereditary Chief of the Nitinat Band, now deceased, devoted his life and career to saving lives. He earned the Medal of Bravery for his instrumental role in the 1976 search and rescue incident that began with a sunken fishing vessel and ended with the crash of the helicopter assisting in the rescue efforts.

Modernization Information: Vessel number 8 in the series.