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Registry #1 803579 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# 8127799 MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1983 Terry Fox Name 5
Name 2 1994 Terry Fox (C.C.G.S.) Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1983 Place North Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 266.3' x 57.4'x 32.8'
Builder Burrard-Yarrows Corp., North Vancouver BC Measurement (metric) 81.17m x 17.5m x 7.99m
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 4233.77 Type 1 Icebreaker, Class IV (Heavy Gulf)
Registered Tonnage 1955.64 Type 2
Engine 22000bhp T/S diesel Engine Manufacture Stork-Werkspoor AG
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign CGTF
Pendant  # Masters Captain P. Kimmerley (1991)
 
Owner(s)
In 1983 she was owned by BeauDril Ltd. a subsidiary of Gulf Canada Resorces Inc., Calgary AB. In 1983 she was owned by Gulf Canada Resources Ltd., Calgary AB. In 1994 she was owned by the Minister of Transport Canada, Ottawa ON. In 1997-2016 she was owned by The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Ottawa ON.
 
Fate Afloat in 2016 Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name Named for the popular amputee trans-Canada runner Terry Fox who came from Vancouver BC and died during an attempt to run across Canada.
 
Anecdotes
She was a Class-4 icebreaker protecting drilling platforms from dangerous ice loads, provide supply services and anchor handling duties. were designed to try to extend the drilling season in the Arctic for Beaudrill Limited by developing a supply vessel which could withstand winter ice conditions. In 1991 she made a west to east transit of the Northwest Passage under the command of Captain P. Kimmerley.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping; Maginley, C.D. & B. Collin (2001); MacFarlane, J.M. (1992) Northwest Passage Challengers. In Resolution. Spring Issue. Maritime Museum of British Columbia; Canada List of Shipping
Last update
2016-06-29

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