The Cape Calvert had some impressive family visitors last week at Seagate dock in Port Hardy.
Canadian Coast Guard vessels Tanu and Vector joined the 15-metre search and rescue lifeboat Cape Calvert for a couple of days last week.
The 52-metre Tanu is an offshore patrol vessel. It was built in Esquimalt and was launched into service in 1968. Its home port is Patricia Bay, B.C. and it has a complement of six officers and nine crew. Its maximum speed is 13.5 knots.
The 40-metre Vector is a mid-shore science vessel. It was also built in Esquimalt and was launced into service in 1967. Its home port is also Pat Bay and it has a complement of five officers and eight crew. Its maximum speed is 12 knots.
— Gazette Staff