DDG 280 HMCS Iroquois

Canadian Armed Forces

1972 to 1988 - Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois    



1992 to 2015    


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: CZGD
See Also: DD Iroquois class DDH 280


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1969-jan-15Laid down Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois
1970-nov-28Launched Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois
1972-jul-29Commissioned Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois
1976-aug-4Deployment Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois SE of Newfoundland Labrador Sea First ship to arrive at the location of a crashed Soviet Navy Bear Delta, 243 kms SE of Newfoundland. This event was called the BRUIN WATCH.
1988-oct-25Refit Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois TRUMP program refit began
1992-may Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois TRUMP program refit finished
1992-jul-5begin service as DDG
1999-novPort Visitvisit to West India Dock, London
2013-apr-27Port VisitWest India Docks Visit arrived at West India Dock for 6 day visit, departed on 2 May.
2013-may-23Port VisitPier Head Battle of the Atlantic 70th Anniversary at the Cruise Liner Terminal, Liverpool for BOA70 commemorations
2015-may-1Decommissioned

Specifications    

    from Iroquois TRUMP class
295crew
129.90length (m)
15.20beam (m)
7.60draught (m)
4500range (nm)
1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
1Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

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