CCGS Mamilossa

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Name: Mamilossa
Namesake: Abenaki for it walks from the shore onto the water
Operator: Canadian Coast Guard
Port of registry: Ottawa, Ontario
Builder: Hoverworks Limited, Cowes, England
Yard number: 833290
Launched: 2009
In service: 2009-present
Homeport: CCG Hovercraft Base Trois-Rivières ,QC - Quebec Region
Identification: CFN-5305
Status: in active service, as of 2011
General characteristics
Type: Griffon Hoverwork BHT-150 hovercraft
Length: 28.5 m (93 ft 6 in)
Beam: 12 m (39 ft 4 in)
Installed power: 3281kw
Propulsion: 4 × Caterpillar C32 twelve cylinder diesels each producing up to 1125HP
Speed: 50 knots (93 km/h; 58 mph) maximum
Range: 400-660 nm
Endurance: 1 day
Complement: 8

CCGH Mamilossa is a Canadian Coast Guard Hoverwork BHT-150 Air Cushioned Vehicle (hovercraft) based at CCG Hovercraft Base Trois-Rivières, QC. The hovercraft is the newest in the CCG's fleet and their first as first owners (previous hovercrafts were second hand) and custom ordered (previous one's were converted to CCG specifications). She is the largest hovercraft exported by British shipbuilders.[1]

The primary missions of Mamilossa is used for SAR along coastlines in Quebec Region, but can perform other tasks:[2]

  • navigation aid
  • buoy tender

The hovercraft's name is Abenaki for it walks from the shore onto the water fair winds".

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