DDG 282 HMCS Athabaskan

Canadian Armed Forces

1972 to 1991 - Iroquois class DDH 282 HMCS Athabaskan    



1994 to 2017    


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Call Sign: CYWM
See Also: DD Iroquois class DDH 282


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1969-jun-1Laid down Iroquois class DDH 282 HMCS Athabaskan
1970-nov-27Launched Iroquois class DDH 282 HMCS Athabaskan
1972-sep-30Commissioned Iroquois class DDH 282 HMCS Athabaskan
1991-sepRefit Iroquois class DDH 282 HMCS Athabaskan refit as DDG under TRUMP program at MIL Davie, Quebec
1994-augbegin service as DDG
1997RefitCanadian Shipbuilding + Engineering (PWDD) Life extension refit at Port Weller, Ontario
2010-janDeploymentPort au Prince Operation Panlake Part of rapid assist team sent to Haiti in aftermath of Earthquake.
2010-jun-28Port VisitBedford Basin Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
2015-octDeploymentWest Mediterranean Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
2015-oct-7Port VisitHMNB Portsmouth Repairs emergency repair to stbd cruise engine at Portsmouth for c a week, while en route to Ex Trident Juncture. The two embarked CH-124 were detached to RAF Odiham for the duration.
2017-mar-10Decommissionedlast of the Iroquois class to decommission

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

Aircraft    

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CAF Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 23


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