CCG Fleet: Vessel Details


Limnos 1 (5x7)

Official Number: 328088

Call Sign: CG2350

General Operation

Vessel Type: Mid Shore Science Vessel

Port of Registry: Ottawa, Ontario

Home Region: Central and Arctic

Home Port: Burlington, Ontario

Vessel Status: Active

Crewing Regime

Complement: 14

Officers: 6

Crew: 8

Berths Available: 16

Crewing Regime: Layday


Ice Class: none

Class of Voyage: Inland Waters 1


IMO: 6804903

Construction Details

Builder: Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd., St. Catherines, Ontario

Build Material: Steel

Owner: Canadian Coast Guard

Year Launched: 1968

Year in Service: 1968

Vessel Specifications

Length: 44.8 m (Metres)

Breadth: 9.8 m (Metres)

Draft: 2.6 m (Metres)

Freeboard: 1.0 m (Metres)

Gross Tonnage: 489.0 t (Tons)

Net Tonnage: 146.0 t (Tons)

Cruising Range: 3500 nm (Nautical Miles)

Endurance: 14 d (Days)

Cruising Speed: 9.5 kts (Knots)

Maximum Speed: 9.5 kts (Knots)

Fresh Water: 60.00 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Fuel Capacity: 80.00 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Fuel Consumption: 3.50 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 L-Drive Azimuth

Bow thrusters: No

Stern thrusters: No

Emergency Generator: (1) x Caterpillar C6.6


(2) x Caterpillar C6.6

Scientific Equipment

Laboratory Type: Dry

Area: 10.0 Area (Area)

Laboratory Type: Wet

Area: 6.0 Area (Area)

Scientific LAN: No

Winches: (6x) Limnological

Sounders: Not Applicable

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

Holds and Deck Space

Hold #1: 36.0 m3 (Cubic Metres)

Hatch Size:  2.1 x 1.5

Main Deck: 10.0 m2 (Square Metres)

Boat Deck: 8.0 m2 (Square Metres)

Forcastle: 10.0 m2 (Square Metres)

After Deck: 5.0 m2 (Square Metres)

Container Capacity

After Deck: 1

Other: Not Applicable

Deck Equipment

Main Hoist:  ARVA Telescopic

SWL: 0.0 t (Tons)

Crane #1:  HIAB Seacrane

SWL: 0.0 t (Tons)

Crane #2:  HIAB Seacrane

SWL: 0.0 t (Tons)

Crane #3:  A Frame

SWL: 0.0 t (Tons)

Towing Equipment: Wire Tow Line

Bollard Pull: 0.0 t (Tons)

Workboat #1: RHIB

Launcher:  Boat Davit

Workboat #2: Workboat

Launcher: ARVA Telescopic

Comms and Navigation Equipment


(2) x Icom IC-M604
(1) x Motorola MCX1000

Weather Fax: 

(1) x Furuno Fax 200


(1) x Sperry SR2100


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

Electronic Charts: 

(1) x ICAN Aldebaran II

Auto Pilot: 

(1) x Comnav P4


(1) x SAAB R4 (AIS)


(1) x OAR Cubic DF4400

Depth Sounders: 

(1) x Skipper GDS 101
(1) x Furuno FCV-667
Vessel Images
Other Images
Limnos 2 (5x7)
Limnos 3 (5x7)
Limnos 4 (5x7)
Additional Information

Vessel Accomplishments: Not Applicable

Biographical Information: Originates from “limnology” which is the study of inland waters. Limnology focuses on the biological, chemical, physical and geological attributes of waters.

Modernization Information: Not Applicable