FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver


Canadian Armed Forces

1993 to present    


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City class
FF - Frigate

Flight Deck: VR
Call Sign: CGAR


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1988-may-19Laid down
1989-jul-8Launched
1993-aug-23Commissioned
2010-jun-9Port VisitRoyal Roads Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited CFB Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
2011-jul-10Deploymentdeparted Esquimalt, BC to relieve HMCS Charlottetown in operations off Libya
2011-octLibyan coast off the coast of Libya during Operation Mobile



Specifications        

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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

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CAF sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 11
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Builder        

Saint John Shipbuilding, St John, 1nm E of St John





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