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CCGS Terry Fox

The CCGS Terry Fox is a Canadian Coast Guard ship built in 1983 in Victoria, British Columbia. Acquired by the Canadian Coast Guard in 1992 and classed as a "Heavy Gulf Icebreaker" she is stationed at Canadian Coast Guard Base Dartmouth in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The Terry Fox has been commissioned to assist in the deployment of underwater array sensors.

Terry Fox (1958-1981) was a young athlete who developed bone cancer, losing a leg; yet he undertook to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research.. He developed lung cancer and died before completing the run. Terry Fox runs are now held annually.

Ice Class:  Arctic Class 4
Year Built:  1983
Material:  Steel
Builder:  Burrard Yarrows Corporation, Vancouver, BC
Officers:  10
Crew:  14
Total:  24
Crewing Regime:  Lay Day
Available Berths:  10

Physical Dimensions and Statistics

Length:  88 mBreadth:  17.82 m
Draft:  8.3 mFreeboard:  0.75 m
Hold 1:  490 m3Hatch Size 1 (l x w):  3 m X 2 m
Hold 2:  0 m3Hatch Size 2 (l x w):   X
Main Deck Area:  468 m2Boat Deck Area:  64 m2
Forcastle:  256 m2After Deck Area:  N/A
Gross Tonnage:  4234 grtNet Tonnage:  1955 nrt
Cruising Speed:  15.5 ktsMax. Speed:  16 kts
Cruising Range:  1920 nmEndurance:  58 days
Fuel Consumption:  35 m3Fuel Capacity:  1919 m3
Fresh Water:  42 m3  

Helicopter Accomodations

Flight Deck Area:  231 m2Hangar Area:  
Hangar Gear:  NoFuel Capacity:  Drums

Engineering Specifications

Propulsion:  Diesel with reduction gear box
Description:  (4x) Stork - Werkspoor 8TM 410
Power:  17300 Kw
Propellers:  2 - controllable pitch
Generators:  (2x) shaft generator @ 1000 kw
(2x) Caterpillar V12 @ 750 kw
Emergency Gen.:  
Bow:  Yes
Stern:  Yes
UPS:  24V & 12 V D/C

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