CA Provider class

Support Ship


Support Ship Provider class

First Replenishment oiler commissioned for the Royal Canadian Navy

Derivatives / Succeeded by
1969 CA Protecteur class


7300light (tn)
22000full load (tn)
168length (m)
23beam (m)
9.40draught (m)
21max speed (knots)
21000power (shp)

2Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines

2Chaff and decoys Corvus chaff launcher

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CA Royal Canadian Navy (1945-1968) Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 23


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19631998CACanadian Armed ForcesAOR 508HMCS ProviderCZCF - PR
1969--CACanadian Armed ForcesAOR 509Protecteur class HMCS ProtecteurCYTV - PT
19702017CACanadian Armed ForcesAOR 510Protecteur class HMCS PreserverCGRG - PS

3 units


1961-may-01Laid downLaid down CA AOR 508 HMCS Provider
1962-jul-05LaunchedLaunched CA AOR 508 HMCS Provider
1963HomeportHomeport CA AOR 508 HMCS Provider initially based at CFB Halifax
1963-sep-28CommissionedCommissioned CA AOR 508 HMCS Provider
1969HomeportHomeport CA AOR 508 HMCS Provider transferred to CFB Esquimalt
1973-sepPort VisitPort Visit CA AOR 508 HMCS Provider visited San Diego, CH-124 12405 and 12406 embarked.
1998-junDecommissionedDecommissioned CA AOR 508 HMCS Provider
2002 CA AOR 508 HMCS Provider towed to Sirocco, Turkey, prior to being scrapped
2003Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped CA AOR 508 HMCS Provider In Turkey

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