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CCGS Cap Perce
CCGC Cape Sutil at CCG Station Port Hardy
Sister ship CCGS Cape Sutil at Port Hardy
Career (Canada) Coastguard Flag of Canada
Name: CCGS Cap Perce
Operator: Canadian Coast Guard
Port of registry: Ottawa, Ontario
Builder: Victoria Shipyards Limited, Victoria, BC
Yard number: 827262
Christened: 2009
Homeport: CCG Base Kegaska, QC - Quebec Region and various other ports in Maritime Region
Status: in active service, as of 2020
General characteristics
Class & type: Cape Class lifeboat
Type: SAR Lifeboat
Tonnage: 33.8 gross register tons (GRT)
25.3 net register tonnage (NRT)
Length: 14.6 m (47 ft 11 in)
Beam: 4.27 m (14 ft 0 in)
Draft: 1.37 m (4 ft 6 in)
Propulsion: 2 × diesel electric engines, 675 kW
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h) cruise
Range: 200 nmi (370 km)
Endurance: 1 day
Complement: 4

The CCGS Cap Perce is one of the Canadian Coast Guard's 36 Cape class motor life boat.[1] She was scheduled to be stationed at a new Coast Guard station in Kegaska, Quebec, on the Gulf of St Lawrence. Like her sister ships she will be staffed by a crew of four, two of whom will be Search and Rescue technicians.

According to Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada:[1] "Given the intensive commercial fishing activities and the pleasure boat and ship traffic that characterize the area, Kegaska is a strategic location for a Canadian Coast Guard lifeboat station. Furthermore, this will allow us to consolidate our coverage in this critical sector of the Gulf of St. Lawrence."

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