CCGS Frederick G. Creed

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CCGS Frederick G. Creed
Name: Frederick G. Creed
Namesake: Frederick G. Creed, inventor
Port of registry: Ottawa, Ontario
Builder: Swath Ocean Systems Incorporated, San Diego, California
Yard number: 813676
Commissioned: 1988
In service: 1988-present
Homeport: CCG Base Rimouski, Quebec
Status: in active service
General characteristics
Type: hydrographic survey vessel
Displacement: 151.4 tonnes (166.89 short tons)
Length: 20.4 m (66 ft 11 in)
Beam: 9.75 m (32 ft 0 in)
Draft: 2.6 m (8 ft 6 in)
Propulsion: 2 × Detroit V12 TA diesel engines
Speed: 14 knots (26 km/h)
Range: 870 nmi (1,610 km)
Endurance: 2.5 days
Complement: 4
CCGS Frederick G. Creed, working with the scientists at Woods Hole.

CCGS Frederick G. Creed is a hydrographic survey vessel operated by the Canadian Coast Guard on behalf of the Canadian Hydrographic Service, a scientific agency of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The ship was built in 1988 by Swath Ocean Systems Incorporated of San Diego, California.

CCGS Frederick G. Creed employs a SWATH system and is named after Frederick G. Creed, an inventor and pioneer of this technology. It is homeported in Rimouski, Quebec, although she is usually alongside at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography or Maurice Lamontagne Institute when not performing survey missions.

CCGS Frederick G. Creed was built in 1988 by Swath Ocean Systems, San Diego.


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