CCG Fleet: Vessel Details


Cape Light 1 (5x7)

Official Number: 822882

Call Sign: CGVD

General Operation

Vessel Type: Specialty Vessel

Port of Registry: Ottawa, Ontario

Home Region: Atlantic Region

Home Port: Westhead, Nova Scotia

Vessel Status: Active

Crewing Regime

Complement: 3

Officers: 2

Crew: 1

Berths Available: 0

Crewing Regime: Layday


Ice Class: none

Class of Voyage: Near Coastal - Class 2



Construction Details

Builder: MIL/MetalCraft Marine Ltd., Kingston, Ontario

Build Material: Aluminium

Owner: Canadian Coast Guard

Year Launched: 2001

Year in Service: 2001

Vessel Specifications

Length: 14.6 m (Metres)

Breadth: 4.9 m (Metres)

Draft: 0.8 m (Metres)

Freeboard: 0.5 m (Metres)

Gross Tonnage: 21.2 t (Tons)

Net Tonnage: 15.9 t (Tons)

Cruising Range: Not Applicable

Endurance: 1 d (Days)

Cruising Speed: 30.0 kts (Knots)

Maximum Speed: 30.0 kts (Knots)

Fresh Water: Not Applicable

Fuel Capacity: Not Applicable

Fuel Consumption: Not Applicable

Helicopter Facilities This vessel is not helicopter capable

Propulsion: Geared Diesel

Main Engines: 

(2) x Volvo Penta D12

Power: 969kw (KiloWatts)

Propellers: (2) x Jet Drive

Bow thrusters: No

Stern thrusters: No

Emergency Generator: 


(2) x Shaft Generator

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: Nylon Braid Rope

Bollard Pull: 0.0 t (Tons)

Comms and Navigation Equipment


(1) x Sperry SR2100

Electronic Charts: 

(1) x ICAN Aldebaran II
Vessel Images

No photo available

Additional Information

Vessel Accomplishments: 

Biographical Information: Named after the lighthouse which stands on Cape Sable Island located on Nova Scotia’s south coast. A competition was held in Clark’s Harbour Elementary School to choose the name and students Shawn D. Nickerson and Lucas MacKinnon won.

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