CCG Fleet: Vessel Details

CCGS ALFRED NEEDLER

Alfred Needler 1 (5x7)

800746
CG2683
General Operation
Offshore Fishery Science Vessel
Ont. - Ottawa
Atlantic Region
N.S. - Dartmouth
Active
Crewing Regime
21
7
14
3
Layday
Certificates
none
Unlimited - beyond 2000nm
Yes
7907104
Construction Details
Ferguson Industries Ltd.
Steel
Canadian Coast Guard
1982
1982
Vessel Specifications
50.3
11
4.9
2.5
958.9
225
3000
30
12
14
45
209.5
4.5
Helicopter Facilities
This vessel is not helicopter capable
Engineering
Geared Diesel
(1) x Caterpillar - 3606
2600
(1) x Controllable Pitch
No
No
(1) x Caterpillar - 3306
(2) x Caterpillar - 3306
Scientific Equipment
Wet
60
Dry
12
Yes
As per program
Power on Deck  Yes  Yes
Holds and Deck Space
162
22.5
48
16
Container Capacity
This vessel cannot accommodate any containers.
Deck Equipment
Atlas Polar
7
HIAB Seacrane
Not Applicable
Cargo crane
Not Applicable
Winch
0
RHIB
Crane
RHIB
Manual boom
Comms and Navigation Equipment
(1) x Bendix-King - KY196
(1) x Sailor - RT-146
(1) x Sailor - RT-2048
(1) x Harris - RF 3200
(1) x Skanti - TRP 8255
(1) x Magnavox MX 2400
(1) x Sperry - Mk 37
Sperry Marine - Bridgemaster II - X Band
Sperry Marine - Bridgemaster II - S Band
(1) x ICAN Aldebaran II
(1) x Comnav 2001
(2) x JRC - JLN202
(1) x Magnavox - MX51R
(1) x Simrad - DL1620
(1) x OAR - Cubic 320
(1) x Elac - LAZ-4400
Vessel Images
Alfred Needler 2 (5x7) small
Additional Information
Alfred Walker Holinshead Needler (1906-1998), born in Huntsville, Ontario, was key in establishing research for estimating large migratory marine fish populations. He began his career with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in 1941 and eventually became Deputy Minister. His noteworthy contributions helped promote Canada's participation in the North Atlantic Fisheries Organization.