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CYGNUS (WPS) class

Country of Origin: Canada

ship list


 Name         In Service     Status
 CYGNUS       May 1982       Active


The ship has two complete crews, which alternate on 14-day patrols. She is scheduled to serve until at least 2025. The ship was refitted in 1996/1997.

The CYGNUS is used for fisheries patrols on the Grand Banks as well as search-and-rescue operations. Two Fisheries and Oceans Canada inspectors are carried onboard during fisheries patrols.

HULL: Equipped with a 132 square...

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