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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.</td></tr></td></tr>
CCGS Cape Lambton
CCGC Cape Sutil at CCG Station Port Hardy
Sister ship, CCGC Cape Sutil at CCG Station Port Hardy
Career (Canada) Coastguard Flag of Canada
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 2020
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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