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RAPID (PB 142)

HMCS RAPID

The History of the RAPID

Built at Ferguson Industries, Pictou, Nova Scotia in 1963, Rapid and her sister Rally were ex-Canadian Coast Guard Cutters, CCGS Rapid and CCGS Rally. Taken over for training duties with the Navy, these vessels, based in Halifax NS, were chiefly used for training Naval Reservists.

RAPID Statistical Data

  • Pendant: PB 142
  • Type: Patrol Boat
  • Class: Racer Class
  • Displacement: 105 tonnes
  • Length: 29 m / 87 ft
  • Width: 6.1 m / 18 ft
  • Draught: 2.0 m / 6 ft
  • Speed: kts
  • Compliment: Officers and Crew
  • Arms: Nil
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Keywords: RAPID, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship RAPID, Canadian Navy Ship, Patrol Boat, Racer Class Class

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