Friday, January 23, 2009

Minerva Vigo


The tanker Minerva Vigo shown in this photo anchored in Conception Bay.

Saturday, January 3, 2009

CCGS Leonard J. Cowley


The CCGS Leonard J. Cowley is a fisheries patrol vessel used to enforce fishing regulations on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland, she was named after Newfoundland Biologist Len Cowley.
Built in 1984 in Vancouver, she is 72 meter's long, has a gross tonnage of 4,272, has a max speed of 14.5 knots.

Polar Prince


The Polar Prince, the former CCGS Sir Humphrey Gilbert shown secured St. John's Nov 2008, another former name was Gilbert 1
Built in 1959 in Lauzon, Quebec.
67.06 Meter's long
2,152 GRT
3820 kw

Another tug for dry-dock

 The Atlantic Cedar shown on dry dock getting a new paint job. The tug is 30.8 meters long, gtoss tonnage 400, and built in 2005.