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Skidegate (C.C.G.S.)

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard

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Registry #1 320939 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# 6406024 MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1964 Skidegate (C.C.G.S.) Name 5
Name 2 1991c 901 Name 6
Name 3 1994c Casaco Name 7
Name 4 2003c Marine Voyager Name 8
 
Year Built 1964 Place North Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 101.0' x 26.6' x 7.8'
Builder Allied Shipbuilders Ltd. Measurement (metric) 28.41m x 8.11m x 3.54m
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 237.57 Type 1 Buoy & light tender
Registered Tonnage 84.22 Type 2
Engine 2-340hp V-12 diesel engines (1964) Engine Manufacture Cummins Engine Co., Columbus IL USA
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds She was rebuilt in 1977 at Saint John NB. Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters Captain Peter Kalis (1975)
 
Owner(s)
In 1964-1986 she was owned by the Minister of Transport, Ottawa ON for the Canadian Coast Guard. In 1991-1994 she was owned by the Canadian Saltfish Corp., St. John's NL. In 1995-2018 she was owned by Puddister Trading Co. Ltd., St. John's NL.
 
Fate Afloat in 2018 Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
In 1964 she was launched by Mrs. E.O. Ormsby (wife of the District Agent of the D.O.T. at Prince Rupert BC). In 1975 under her Master, Captain P. Kalis she made a West to East transit of the Northwest Passage. She fueled at Herschel Island YT and headed east to Cambridge Bay travelling with the Camsell. At the south tip of Baffin Island she fueld from the Norman McLeod Rogers and then on to Cape Breton. Afterwards she was then stationed in the Great Lakes.
 
References
Jane's Fighting Ships; MacFarlane, J.M. (1992) Northwest Passage Challengers. In Resolution. Spring Issue. Maritime Museum of British Columbia; Canada List of Shipping; Maginley, C.D. & B. Collin (2001);
Last update
2018-02-20

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