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CCGS George R. Pearkes
CCGS George R. Pearkes -- CCGS Leornard J. Cowley 2008.jpg
CCGS George. R. Pearkes and the CCGS Leonard J. Cowley in St. John's, August 2008.
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Name: CCGS George R. Pearkes
Namesake: George R. Pearkes, politician, Lt-Gove of BC, member of NWMP
Operator: Canadian Coast Guard
Port of registry: Ottawa, Ontario
Builder: Versatile Pacific Shipyards Limited of Vancouver, BC
Yard number: 807025
Commissioned: 1986
In service: 1986-present
Homeport: CCG Base St. John's, NL (Newfoundland and Labrador Region)
Identification: CGCX
Status: in active service, as of 2021
General characteristics
Class & type: Type 1100
Type: Light icebreaker and buoy tender
Displacement: 3,809.09 tonnes (4,198.80 short tons)
Length: 83 m (272 ft 4 in)
Beam: 16.2 m (53 ft 2 in)
Draft: 6 m (19 ft 8 in)
Ice class: Arctic Class 2
Propulsion: Diesel Electric - 3 Alco 251F-16V
Speed: 11 knots (20 km/h)
Range: 14,500 nmi (26,900 km)
Endurance: 120 days
Boats & landing
craft carried:
  • 1 - FRC (Davits)
  • 2 - Lifeboat/Workboat (Davits)
  • 3 - SP Barge (Davits)
Complement: 25
Aircraft carried: 1 x MBB Bo 105 helicopter
Aviation facilities: Yes - Hangar

The CCGS George R. Pearkes is a light icebreaker and buoy support vessel in the Canadian Coast Guard.[1][2]

George R. Pearkes is a High Endurance Multi-Tasked Vessel Light Icebreaker and Buoy tender. She was built in 1986 by Versatile Pacific Shipyards Limited of Vancouver, BC

George Pearkes' home port is St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador[3] and is stationed there with other CGS ships.

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