|OWEN SOUND - RUSSEL BROTHERS TUGBOAT FESTIVAL 2007|
CCG BOAT PAGE - Capt. Bill Southcott and crew...Meaford based 47' Multi Task Medium Endurance Lifeboat. Built in 2000 by MIL/ Metal Craft in Kingston, Ontario, CCGC Thunder Cape is a multi-task medium-endurance lifeboat capable of operating in all weather conditions in semi-sheltered waters. The vessel is 47 feet in length with twin diesel engines, and can reach a speed of 25 knots for rapid deployment from home port to search and rescue areas. The vessel maintains a full crew complement of four and will provide search and rescue coverage 24 hours per day, 7 days per week during the operational season.