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Baffin (C.G.S.)

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Registry #1 188703 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1956 Baffin (C.G.S.) Name 5
Name 2 1991 1991-01 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1956 Place Montreal Area QC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 287' x 49.8' x 18.8'
Builder Canadian Vickers Ltd. Measurement (metric) 86.9m x 15.1m x 5.7m
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 3567 Type 1 Research vessel
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine 7060bhp diesel engine (1956) Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Twin Screw
Rebuilds In 1970 she was rebuilt and modernized. Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
In 1956-1990 she was owned by the Government of Canada, Ottawa ON.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
She was a Canadian Government Ship commissioned in 1956 and usually based in Halifax NS. In 1970 under the command of P.M. Brick as Master. Canada Survey Ship. She accompanied the CSS Hudson on her voyage through the Northwest Passage. In 1991 she was sold out of service.
MacFarlane, J.M. (1992) Northwest Passage Challengers. In Resolution. Spring Issue. Maritime Museum of British Columbia; Maginley, C.D. & B. Collin (2001);
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