Week 5

September 13, 2015

Laurier continues surveying through rough seas

CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Photo: Department of National Defence)

We remained at anchor most of the day while the winds continued blowing between 30 and 40 knots, with stronger gusts and higher waves even in the sheltered bay.  Our crews continued to winterize the ship, making ongoing refinements to our equipment and ensuring all items were safely secured. By early evening, we weighed anchor and left the calmer waters of Jenny Lind Island to proceed to the rougher waters of Queen Maud Gulf. 

Despite the sea conditions, the Laurier was able conduct surveys during the night's passage across the southern end of Victoria Strait and up through Requisite Channel.

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