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The CCGS Cape Lambton is one of the Canadian Coast Guard's 36 Cape class motor life boat.[1]

The ship is named for the southern tip of Banks Island in the Northwest Territories and [2] in turn named for Lord Durham, John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham.

CCGS Cape Lambton
CCGC Cape Sutil at CCG Station Port Hardy.jpg
Sister ship, CCGC Cape Sutil at CCG Station Port Hardy
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Name: CCGS Cape Lambton
Namesake: Geographical feature within the region
Operator: Canadian Coast Guard
Port of registry: Ottawa, Ontario
Builder: MIL/Metal Craft Marine Limited, Kingston, ON
Yard number: 822796
Christened: Margaret Matthews
Commissioned: 2000
Homeport: CCG Base Port Dover, Ontario - Central and Arctic Region
Status: in active service, as of 2021
General characteristics
Class & type: Cape Class lifeboat
Type: SAR Lifeboat
Displacement: 33.8[Clarification needed]
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: Geared diesel engine, 671 kW
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph) cruise
25 knots (46 km/h; 29 mph) maximum
Range: 200 nautical miles (370 km; 230 mi)
Endurance: 1 day
Complement: 4
Notes: Vessel number 6 in series.

The vessel was built in 2000, in Kingston, Ontario. The vessel was stationed in Port Dover, on Lake Erie, in August 2005.

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