DDH 281 HMCS Huron

Canadian Armed Forces

1994 to 2005 - Iroquois TRUMP class DDG 281 HMCS Huron    



1972 to 1992    


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Flight Deck: HN
Call Sign: CGXY
See Also: DDG Iroquois TRUMP class DDG 281


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1969-jun-1Laid down
1971-apr-9Launched
1972-dec-16Commissioned
1977-jun-25Deployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review off Ryde Sand
1977-oct-29Port VisitHMNB Portsmouth noted visiting Portsmouth, with CH-124 12421 and one other, embarked.
1992-junRefitrefit as DDG under TRUMP program at MIL Davie, Quebec
1995-jan-17 Iroquois TRUMP class DDG 281 HMCS Huron completed TRUMP refit and begin service as DDG
2005Decommissioned Iroquois TRUMP class DDG 281 HMCS Huron
2007-may-14Fate: sunk Iroquois TRUMP class DDG 281 HMCS Huron live fire exercise

Specifications    

    from Iroquois class
280crew
3500light (tn)
4700full load (tn)
129.80length (m)
15.20beam (m)
4.70draught (m)
4500range (nm)
29max speed (knots)
50000power (shp)
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Allison 570
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Pratt & Whitney FT4A
1Naval Engine propulsion system: COGOG
2Missile Launcher quad Sea Sparrow
1Naval Gun Otobreda 127 mm
1Rocket Launcher ASW mortar Mk 10 Limbo
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
1Aids Beartrap (helicopter land)
1Aids TACAN URN-20
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS 501
2Naval Radar fire direction radar WM22
1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPQ-2D
1Sonar hull mounted and towed sonar AN/SQS-505
1Sonar hull mounted sonar AN/SQS-501

Aircraft    

    Typical Max
CAF Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 23


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder    

Marine Industries Limited,


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