1992    


  • Frigate City class
  • Frigate City class

Also known as the Halifax class, this Multirole patrol frigates replaced the 1960s class destroyers. They are the work horses of the Canadian Armed Forces Maritime Command (MARCOM) since 1992. Refit between 2014 and 2018 to let them serve until 2030s

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225crew
4770full load (tn)
134length (m)
16.40beam (m)
4.90draught (m)
9500range (nm)
29max speed (knots)
1Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick
2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
16Missile Launcher Sea Sparrow VLS
1Naval Gun single 57 mm
1Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Sea Giraffe

Aircraft Login to Edit

    Typical Max
CAF Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 11
CAF Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone 11

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Shipyards Login to Edit

   
Davie Shipbuilding - 3
Saint John Shipbuilding, St John - 1nm E of St John9


Ships on Database Login to Edit

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Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 330HMCS HalifaxCGAP1992--
Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 331HMCS VancouverCGAR - VR1993--
Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 333HMCS TorontoCGAD1993--
Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 334HMCS ReginaCGAE1993--
Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 332HMCS Ville de QuebecCGAC1994--
Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 336HMCS MontrealCGAG1994--
Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 337HMCS FrederictonCGAN1994--
Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 335HMCS CalgaryCGAF1995--
Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 339HMCS CharlottetownCGAJ1995--
Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 338HMCS WinnipegCGAI - WG1996--
Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 340HMCS St. John sCGAK1996--
Canadian Armed ForcesFFH 341HMCS OttawaCGAL1996--

12 units


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1987-mar-19Laid down FFH 330 HMCS Halifax
1988-apr-30Launched FFH 330 HMCS Halifax
1988-may-19Laid down FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver
1988-dec-16Laid down FFH 332 HMCS Ville de Quebec
1989-apr-22Laid down FFH 333 HMCS Toronto
1989-jul-8Launched FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver
1989-oct-6Laid down FFH 334 HMCS Regina
1990-dec-18Launched FFH 333 HMCS Toronto
1991-feb-8Laid down FFH 336 HMCS Montreal
1991-may-16Launched FFH 332 HMCS Ville de Quebec
1991-jun-15Laid down FFH 335 HMCS Calgary
1992-jan-25Launched FFH 334 HMCS Regina
1992-feb-28Launched FFH 336 HMCS Montreal
1992-apr-25Laid down FFH 337 HMCS Fredericton
1992-jun-29Commissioned FFH 330 HMCS Halifax
1992-aug-28Launched FFH 335 HMCS Calgary
1993-mar-20Laid down FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg
1993-jun-26Launched FFH 337 HMCS Fredericton
1993-jul-29Commissioned FFH 333 HMCS Toronto
1993-aug-23Commissioned FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver
1993-dec-18Laid down FFH 339 HMCS Charlottetown
1993-dec-29Commissioned FFH 334 HMCS Regina
1994-aprDeployment FFH 330 HMCS Halifax part of Standing Naval Force Atlantic (SNFL) in deployment to former Yugoslavia, until Aug 1994
1994-jun-25Launched FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg
1994-jul-14Commissioned FFH 332 HMCS Ville de Quebec
1994-jul-21Commissioned FFH 336 HMCS Montreal
1994-aug-24Laid down FFH 340 HMCS St. John s
1994-sep-10Commissioned FFH 337 HMCS Fredericton
1994-oct-1Launched FFH 339 HMCS Charlottetown
1995-apr-29Laid down FFH 341 HMCS Ottawa
1995-may-12Commissioned FFH 335 HMCS Calgary
1995-jun-23Commissioned FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg at Esquimalt, BC.
1995-aug-26Launched FFH 340 HMCS St. John s
1995-sep-9Commissioned FFH 339 HMCS Charlottetown
1996-jan-1Aircraft FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg first air detachment embarked
1996-marDeployment FFH 330 HMCS Halifax returned to former Yugoslavia as part of SNFL, until May 1996
1996-may-31Launched FFH 341 HMCS Ottawa
1996-jun-26Commissioned FFH 340 HMCS St. John s
1996-sep-28Commissioned FFH 341 HMCS Ottawa
1997-febDeployment FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg part of STANAVFORLANT until Jul.
2000-junDeployment FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg two month deployment to Pearl Harbor for RIMPAC 2000, until late Jul.
2002-octDeployment FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg provided force protection to other units and interdiction operations in the international war on terror, in Persian Gulf until c Jun 2003
2002-novDeployment FFH 336 HMCS Montreal to Gulf of Oman for Operation Enduring Freedom
2003-apr-30Refit FFH 330 HMCS Halifax to Port Weller for 7 month refit, emerging Nov 2003
2003-julRefit FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg extended maintenance and refit, until Mar 2004
2005-jun-24Deployment FFH 336 HMCS Montreal Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 Present at Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review off Norris anchorage
2005-jul-1Port Visit FFH 336 HMCS Montreal Present at International Festival of the Sea, Portsmouth
2009-apr FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg Combined Task Force 150 Apr09 - Jun09 embarked CH-124B 12416
2009-octAircraft FFH 336 HMCS Montreal during visit by Royal Navy Ships Flight from HMS St Albans Merlin, ZH837/503 of 829 NAS was damaged on board.
2010Trials FFH 336 HMCS Montreal undertaking trials to introduce the CH-148 Cyclone into CAF shipborne service.
2010-janDeployment FFH 330 HMCS Halifax Operation Panlake Part of rapid assist team sent to Haiti in aftermath of Earthquake.
2010-jan-30Port Visit FFH 333 HMCS Toronto visit to Toronto, until 1 Feb 2010
2010-jun-9Port Visit FFH 335 HMCS Calgary Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited CFB Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
2010-jun-9Port Visit FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited CFB Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
2010-jun-9Port Visit FFH 341 HMCS Ottawa Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited CFB Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
2010-jun-9Port Visit FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited CFB Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
2010-jun-24Deployment FFH 335 HMCS Calgary deployment to Pearl Harbor for RIMPAC 2010, until late Jul.
2010-jun-28Port Visit FFH 333 HMCS Toronto Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
2010-jun-28Port Visit FFH 339 HMCS Charlottetown Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
2010-jun-28Port Visit FFH 337 HMCS Fredericton Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
2010-jun-28Port Visit FFH 340 HMCS St. John s Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
2010-jun-28Port Visit FFH 336 HMCS Montreal Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
2010-sep-30Refit FFH 330 HMCS Halifax first of class for the Halifax class modernisation programme and mid-life refit at Irving Shipbuilders, until Sep 2011
2011-febDeployment FFH 333 HMCS Toronto Operation CARIBBE
2011-mar-2Homeport FFH 339 HMCS Charlottetown Halifax, departure mediterranean sea for Libyan mission. Embarked CH-124 12424
2011-mar-2Deployment FFH 339 HMCS Charlottetown departed Halifax, NS for 5 months operations off Libya
2011-junRefit FFH 335 HMCS Calgary for the Halifax class modernisation programme and mid-life refit at Seaspan Victoria Shipyards, until Jun 2012
2011-jul-10Deployment FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver departed Esquimalt, BC to relieve HMCS Charlottetown in operations off Libya
2011-augRefit FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg for the Halifax class modernisation programme and mid-life refit at Seaspan Victoria Shipyards, until c Dec 2012.
2011-aug-18Port Visit FFH 339 HMCS Charlottetown relieved from Libyan operations by HMCS Vancouver in a ceremony at Palma de Mallorca, Ballearic Islands.
2011-sep-2Homeport FFH 339 HMCS Charlottetown Halifax, arrived
2011-octDeployment FFH 340 HMCS St. John s Operation CARIBBE
2011-octAircraft FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver off the coast of Libya during Operation Mobile with Sea King 412
2011-octRefit FFH 337 HMCS Fredericton for the Halifax class modernisation programme and mid-life refit at Irving Shipyards, until Jan 2013
2012-apr-17Deployment FFH 340 HMCS St. John s NOLA Navy Week visited New Orleans to commemorate War of 1812
2012-dec-1Deployment FFH 334 HMCS Regina Combined Task Force 150 cooperation exercise with Yemeni forces in Southern Red Sea with CTF-150, until 5 Dec.
2013-mayRefit FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver for the Halifax class modernisation programme and mid-life refit at Seaspan Victoria Shipyards, until c May 2014
2013-decDeployment FFH 333 HMCS Toronto operating in Arabian Sea as part of CTF-150
2014-sep-12Port Visit FFH 333 HMCS Toronto SNMG2 visited Constanța as part of NATO SNMG2, for 4 days.
2014-sep-20 FFH 333 HMCS Toronto SNMG2 visited Varna as part of NATO SNMG2, for 3 days.
2014-decTrials FFH 330 HMCS Halifax extensive programme of trials (until May 2015), for new CH-148 Cyclone to be operated on Canadian Forces ships
2015-apr-11Deployment FFH 337 HMCS Fredericton Exercise Joint Warrior 15-1 participated in JW 15-1, off NW Scotland, with embarked CH-124
2015-jun-5Deployment FFH 337 HMCS Fredericton BALTOPS 15 deployed to Baltic Sea for BALTOPS 2015.
2015-julTrials FFH 336 HMCS Montreal post-HCM/FELEX refit sea trials
2015-sep-14Aircraft FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg Sea King 421 at Yeovilton, UK
2015-sep-16Port Visit FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg in London at DSEI 2015 exhibition
2015-octDeployment FFH 330 HMCS Halifax Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
2015-octDeployment FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
2015-oct-3Deployment FFH 336 HMCS Montreal Exercise Joint Warrior 15-2 participated in JW 15-2 off north west coast of Scotland
2015-oct-3Deployment FFH 330 HMCS Halifax Exercise Joint Warrior 15-2 participated in JW 15-2 off north west coast of Scotland
2015-oct-3Deployment FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg Exercise Joint Warrior 15-2 participated in JW 15-2 off north west coast of Scotland
2016-feb-11 FFH 337 HMCS Fredericton in the Aegean Sea stopping people-smugglers
2016-apr-20Aircraft FFH 336 HMCS Montreal with CH-148 148818 ear Nova Scotia
2016-junDeployment FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver returned to Canada after 7 month deployment on 15 Dec
2016-jun FFH 337 HMCS Fredericton SNMG2 part of SNMG2
2016-aug-18Deployment FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver Aug18 departing Hawaii with embarked CH-124 flight, for Asia-Pacific after RIMPAC 16 exercise
2016-sep-12Deployment FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver Exercise Kakadu 16 Participated in Exercise Kakadu 16 until 24 Sep
2016-oct-9Deployment FFH 339 HMCS Charlottetown Exercise Joint Warrior 16-2 Participated in Ex JW16-2, with CH-124 12404 embarked
2016-oct-31Aircraft FFH 336 HMCS Montreal with CH-148 Cyclone 148821 during Exercise Spartan Warrior off eastern US coast
2016-novDeployment FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver scheduled to attend the RNZN 75th Anniversary Fleet Review, with CH-124 412 embarked, but diverted to assist in NZ Earthquake relief off Kaikoura, South Island.
2016-nov-14Deployment FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver Kaikoura Earthquake relief operations diverted from Auckland to assist in earthquake relief off Kaikoura
2016-nov-20Port Visit FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver visited Wellington, en route Auckland
2017-mar-24Deployment FFH 336 HMCS Montreal Exercise Joint Warrior 17-1 Participated in Joint Warrior 17-1, in Scottish Training Areas
2017-sep-16Deployment FFH 340 HMCS St. John s Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria Relief Operations Operating off South Caicos, assisting British Royal Marines with preparations for Hurricane Maria. CH-124 12426 embarked.


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