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CCGS Brant


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Career (Canada) Coastguard Flag of Canada
Name: CGS Brant
CCGS Brant
Namesake: Joseph Brant
Operator: Department of Marine
Department of Transport Marine Service
Canadian Coast Guard
Builder: Government Shipyard, Sorel, QC[1]
Commissioned: May 10, 1928
Homeport: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Identification: None
Fate: Decommissioned 1966
General characteristics
Type: Buoy and lighthouse (navigation aid) tender
Displacement: 285 tonnes (314.16 short tons)
Length: 125 ft (38 m)
Beam: 23 ft (7.0 m)
Draft: 12 ft (3.7 m)
Ice class: N/A
Propulsion: Coal-burning steamship

CCGS Brant was a Canadian Coast Guard Ship operating as a navigation aids vessel between 1928 and 1966.[2]

Commissioned in 1928, as CGS Brant (using the prefix "Canadian Government Ship"), she saw service as a navigation aids vessel in the Department of Transport's Marine Service, stationed in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

With the creation of the Canadian Coast Guard in 1962, she was known as CCGS Brant. The last Coal-burner in the Canadian Government service, she was decommissioned in 1966.

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