DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon

CA Canadian Armed Forces




1964 to 1998    


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Flight Deck: NN
Call Sign: CGZP


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1960-aug-5Laid down
1961-dec-10Launched
1964-may-30Commissioned
1971-novAircraftaccident CH-124 Sea King 4020 off Bermuda
1981-dec-5Port VisitUKHMD Devonport visited HMNB Devonport with CH-124 12430 embarked
1984-aug-22RefitDELEX
1989RefitCanadian Shipbuilding + Engineering (PWDD) refit at Port Weller, Ontario
1994RefitCanadian Shipbuilding + Engineering (PWDD) refit at Port Weller, Ontario
1998-jul-7Decommissioned
2003Fate: sunkoff Rimouski, Quebec

Specifications    

    from Annapolis class
228crew
3400full load (tn)
112length (m)
13beam (m)
7.20draught (m)
4570range (nm)
28max speed (knots)
30000power (shp)
2Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines
1Naval Gun Mark 33 3/50 inch (twin 76 mm)
1Rocket Launcher ASW mortar Mk 10 Limbo
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
4Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC

Aircraft    

    Typical Max
CA Royal Canadian Navy (1945-1968) Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 11


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Builder    

CA Marine Industries Limited,


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