CCGS Bartlett

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Canadian Coast Guard vessel moored in North Saanich, Vancouver Island, British Columbia.jpg
CCGS Bartlett moored in Patricia Bay.
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Name: Bartlett
Namesake: Robert Bartlett
Owner: Government of Canada
Operator: Canadian Coast Guard
Port of registry: Ottawa, Ontario
Route: Pacific Ocean waters off Canada's coastline
Builder: Marine Industries, Sorel
Yard number: 388
Commissioned: 1969
Decommissioned: 2006
In service: 1969-2006; 2010-present
Refit: 1988, major repairs 2010
Reinstated: 2010
Homeport: CCG Base Victoria, BC (Pacific Region)
Identification: CGDR
Status: Active Duty
General characteristics
Class and type: Provo Wallis Class Marine service vessel and navigational aid tender
Displacement: 1,317 tonnes (1,297 long tons)
Tons burthen: 491 tonnes (483 long tons)
Length: 57.68 m (189 ft 3 in)
Beam: 12.98 m (42 ft 7 in)
Draft: 4.1 m (13 ft 5 in)
Ice class: Ice Strengthened
Installed power: 2,100 bhp (1,600 kW)
Propulsion: 2 × Mirrlees National KLSDM6 diesel engines
Speed: 11 knots (20 km/h)
Range: 3,300 nautical miles (6,112 km)
Endurance: 21 days
Boats & landing
craft carried:
  • 1 × RHIB - Zodiac/Hurricane 753
  • 1 × RHIB - Zodiac/Hurricane Marshaling Boat
  • 1 × Zodiac/Hurricane Mk III
  • 1 × workboat
Complement: 24

CCGS Bartlett is a Marine service vessel and navigational aid tender operated by the Canadian Coast Guard.[1]

CCGS Bartlett was built in 1969 at Marine Industries, Sorel. She was modernized in 1988 at Halifax Shipyards, Halifax which saw new propulsion and navigation equipment installed.

She is classed as a Marine Service Vessel and is an Ice Strengthened Medium Navaids Tender. Her twin vessel is CCGS Provo Wallis but the two vessels are not identical; Provo Wallis underwent a refit in 1990 that saw her hull lengthened by 20 ft (6.1 m) as well as a higher capacity derrick. The homeport of CCGS Bartlett is CCG Base Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia.

CCGS Bartlett is named after Captain Robert Bartlett a Newfoundland seaman and Arctic mariner. He participated in the Peary and Stefanson expeditions and when his ship, Karluk was crushed in ice in the Bering Sea, he walked with an Inuk companion from Wrangell Island to Siberia and eventually succeeded in rescuing his crew. He continued to make Arctic voyages in his own vessel for two decades.


  1. ^ CCGS Bartlett - official CCG webpage, Canadian Coast Guard