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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Limnos (CCGS)

Last Updated - 2/28/2005
Main Activities
Capacities & Workspaces
Range, Speed, Endurance
DP Equipment
CTD Specs
Coring Specs
Underwater Vehicles
Diving Capabilities
Engineering Design
Navigation & Communications
Acoustics & Profiling
Winches, Gantries & Cranes
Country: Canada

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: CG2350
Owner: Canadian Coast Guard
Operator: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Communications Branch
Address: 200 Kent Street 13th Floor,
Station 13228, Ottawa,
Ontario K1A 0E6, Canada
Telephone: 613-993-0999
Fax: 613-990-1866
Year Built: 1968
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 44.81  m
  Breadth: 9.75  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 1  m
  Max. draft: 2.6  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Coastal Research & hydrographic Survey
  Operating Area: Central & Arctic waters/Great Lakes
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 459.94  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 80  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 6  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 10  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
60  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: Unknown
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 3500  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 10  kts.
  Max. Speed: 10  kts.
  Endurance: 14  days

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  Officers: 6
  Other crew: 14
  Scientists: 14
  Air Conditioned:

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Unknown
  Printing/Plotting: Unknown

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: yes
  CTD Type: Seabird
  CTD Tow able: Unknown
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Unknown
  CTD Transmissivity: Unknown
  CTD Fluormeter: Unknown
  CTD Rosette: Unknown

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: Unknown
  Grab Sampler: Unknown
  Box Corer: Unknown
  Gravity Corer: Unknown
  Piston Corer: Unknown
  Multi Corer: Unknown

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Underwater Vehicle Capabilities:

  Underwater Vehicle Support: Unknown
  ROVs: Unknown
  AUVs: Unknown
  Submersibles: Unknown

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Diving Support:

  Diving Capabilities: Unknown

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  2   make:  Geared Diesel Caterpillar 3412
Power (BHP) each engine:  Unknown

Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   Unknown
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 110/220 VAC
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: Unknown



Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Gyro, Radar, VHF DF, Loran C
  Communications Equipment: VHF FM, WeatherFax,
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Telephone
  GPS: 2 - Trimble NT200D

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Depth Sounder, Atlas DESO 10
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: Unknown  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
  Gantry: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown , and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Crane: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Other:   6 - Limnological winch

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd., Ontari, Canada
  Classification Society: Ice Class 1, 900A1
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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Phone:  (302) 645-4225