With the CCGS Earl Gray undergoing a Mid-life refit, Sister vessel CCGS Samuel Risley is in town filling in. the Risley is the same class of vessel and design as the Earl Grey, and was built by Vito Steel Boat and Barge of Delta, British Columbia in 1984. (Earl Grey was built in Pictou in 1985)
She is normally based in Parry Sound Ontario and operates in the great lakes.
the ship is named after Samuel Risley, the first Chairman of the Board of Steamship Inspection in 1858.