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CGC Fir (WLB-213)


Principal Characteristics

Length 225 Feet
Beam 46 Feet
Draft (Full Load) 13 Feet
Displacement (Full Load) 2,000 Tons
Speed 16 Knots
Buoy Deck Area 2,875 Square Feet
Officers 7
Enlisted 40


Main Engines 2 CAT 3608, 3100 HP Engines
Propulsion 10 foot Diameter Controllable Pitch Propeller
Bow Thruster 450 HP Fixed Pitch Electric Thruster
Stern Thruster 550 HP Fixed Pitch Electric Thruster
Power Generators 2 CAT 3406 Engines
Crane 10-ton hydraulic, 42-foot boom

Fir is equipped with a controllable pitch propeller, bow and stern thrusters to allow for restricted water maneuverability. A state of the art electronic Machinery Plant Control and Monitoring System and Electronic chart display to aid in more efficient and overall watchstanding. Fir is also equipped with a Dynamic Positioning System which can keep the ship within 10 meters of position in up to 30 knot winds and 8 foot seas.

Last Modified 7/2/2013