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Search and rescue lifeboat

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Baie de Plaisance


These shore-stationed self-righting lifeboats:

Project at a glance

Chantier Naval Forillon (Gaspé, Quebec) and Hike Metal Products (Wheatley, Ontario)
Number of vessels to be built
20 in total (10 per shipyard)
Project budget
$176.4 million (including taxes)
First vessel delivered
Late 2017
Project completion

Current status

Delivery and acceptance of vessels 1 through 14:

The year ahead

Construction of vessels 15, 16, 17 and 18 is expected to continue throughout 2023.


Canadian Coast Guard accepts delivery of 2 more Bay Class high-endurance search and rescue lifeboats (January 9, 2023)

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