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Reported on gCaptain:
A Canadian Coast Guard buoy tender is taking on water off the southern coast of Newfoundland.
Joint Task Force Atlantic reports that it has sent two Canadian Coast Guard ships and three helicopters to assist the CCGS Ann Harvey, which is taking on water near Burgeo, NL.
Local media reports that the ship may have struck bottom.
The rescue is being coordinated by JRCC Halifax and the Canadian Coast Guard.
The CCGS Ann Harvey was built in 1987 and is used for buoy tending, search and rescue and icebreaking in the Newfoundland and Labrador Region. The vessel can accommodate 47 people, including 24 full-time crew.
CCGS Ann Harvey Vessel Particulars:
Length: 83 meters
Width: 16.2 meters
Draft: 6.22 meters
Displacement: 3,853 gross tonnes
Horsepower: 8,847 hp
Maximum speed: 16.5 knots
Cruising speed: 12 knots