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Photographer:K. Watson [View profile]Title:CCGS Louis S. St. LaurentAdded:Jun 11, 2009
Captured:June 08, 2009IMO:6705937Hits:1,513
Location:Halifax, Canada
Photo Category: Ships under Repair or Conversion
Icebreaker LOUIS S. ST-LAURENT in the NOVADOCK at Halifax Shipyards,Halifax,Nova Scotia on June 8th 2009.
Built at Canadian Vickers,Mtrl,1969.
Lengthened and re-engined at Halifax Shipyards 1988-1993.
Type: Heavy Arctic Icebreaker (Canada's largest icebreaker)
Displacement: 11,441 tonnes (12,611.54 short tons)
Tons burthen: 5,370 tonnes (5,919.41 short tons)
Length: 119.63 metres (392.49 ft)
Beam: 24.38 metres (79.99 ft)
Draught: 9.91 metres (32.51 ft)
Ice class: 100 A
Installed power: 20,142 kilowatts (27,010.87 bhp)
Propulsion:Diesel electric, 3 GE direct current motors powered by 5 x Krupp Mak 16M453C.
Speed: 16 knots (30 km/h)
Endurance: 205 days
Boats and landingcraft carried: 1 x Zodiac Hurricane RHIB
2 x workboat/lifeboat
1 x LCM barge
Complement: 46
Aircraft carried: 2 x MBB Bo 105 or equivalent.
Own/Operator: Canadian Govt./Canadian Coast Guard.
Call Sign:CGBN.
Photo Capnken 2009
Vessel Identification
Name:Louiss St Laurent
Technical Data
Vessel type:Icebreaker
Gross tonnage:11,345 tons
Summer DWT:4,640 tons
Length:111 m
Beam:25 m
Draught:9 m

Additional Information
Home port:Ottawa
Build year:1969
AIS Information
Last known position:
47°43’56.05” N, 52°31’58.13” W
Speed, course (heading):
7.3kts, 0° (355°)
Location:St Johns
Arrival:27th Apr 2020
10:00:49 UTC
Last update:
19 days 5 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 September 5th, 14:00:46 UTCBeaufort Sea
2016 November 18th, 06:00:14 UTCHalifax
2015 October 27th, 12:00:45 UTCSt. Johns Nl
2015 October 27th, 12:00:17 UTCSt. Johns Nl
2015 July 18th, 09:00:24 UTCHalifax
2014 August 3rd, 12:00:57 UTCSt John's
2014 August 3rd, 12:00:51 UTCSt John's
2014 August 3rd, 12:00:48 UTCSt John's
2014 August 3rd, 12:00:48 UTCSt John's
2014 August 3rd, 12:00:44 UTCSt John's
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Photo Comments (8)

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K. Watson on Jun 14, 2009 09:40 (11 years ago)
Thankyou Cat320DL,Rgds,Ken
Kyle Larabee on Jun 13, 2009 01:47 (11 years ago)
Nice pic. 8-)
K. Watson on Jun 12, 2009 11:39 (11 years ago)
Thanks Dean,Cheers,Ken
Dean Porter on Jun 11, 2009 22:58 (11 years ago)
Hi Ken,

I agree, a great shot.

K. Watson on Jun 11, 2009 22:29 (11 years ago)
Hi Ben,Thanks,Glad you liked him.Cheers,Ken
Ben Mugford on Jun 11, 2009 22:23 (11 years ago)
Very nice picture Ken! Great angle!

My teacher worked on this years ago and told us a lot about it.

K. Watson on Jun 11, 2009 18:23 (11 years ago)
Merci Robert, I'm glad you enjoyed it. I did quite a bit of work on this one prior to her fire back in the eighties.Great old vessel. Cheers,Ken
Robert Tremblay on Jun 11, 2009 17:21 (11 years ago)
Hi Ken, that shot is very impressive; i always enjoy to look at what ship looks like when they are not in the water. that is a perfect example! It is not a young ship but it still looks in pretty good shape! Pretty good maintenance always gives good results! :-D
Thanks to share, robert08
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