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  • CA Annapolis class

    CA Mackenzie class


    Destroyer Annapolis class

    Originally to be the last two of the Mackenzie class they were built instead based upon the St. Laurent DDH class in order to incorporate a CH-124 Sea King hangar.

        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    CA FF City class 1992


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    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


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

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    CA Halifax Shipyards - 1
    CA Marine Industries Limited - 1

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    CACanadian Armed ForcesDDH 265HMCS AnnapolisCGKB - AS19641996
    CACanadian Armed ForcesDDH 266HMCS NipigonCGZP - NN19641998
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 330City class HMCS HalifaxCGAP1992--
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 331City class HMCS VancouverCGAR - VR1993--
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 333City class HMCS TorontoCGAD1993--
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 334City class HMCS ReginaCGAE1993--
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 332City class HMCS Ville de QuebecCGAC - VC1994--
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 336City class HMCS MontrealCGAG1994--
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 337City class HMCS FrederictonCGAN1994--
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 335City class HMCS CalgaryCGAF1995--
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 339City class HMCS CharlottetownCGAJ1995--
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 338City class HMCS WinnipegCGAI - WG1996--
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 340City class HMCS St. John sCGAK1996--
    CACanadian Armed ForcesFFH 341City class HMCS OttawaCGAL1996--

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    1960-aug-5Laid downCA DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon
    1961-sep-2Laid downCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis
    1961-dec-10LaunchedCA DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon
    1963-apr-27LaunchedCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis
    1964-may-30CommissionedCA DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon
    1964-dec-19CommissionedCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis
    1967-aprTrialsCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis Beartrap series touchdown aid trials with CH-124 4027 in Halifax Harbour.
    1968-sep-12Port VisitCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis visited Dublin, departed 15 Sep.
    1971-novAircraftCA DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon accident CH-124 Sea King 4020 off Bermuda
    1981-dec-5Port VisitCA DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon visited HMNB Devonport with CH-124 12430 embarked
    1982DeploymentCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis assigned to 443 Squadron
    tour of Great Lakes, with MH-443 CH-124 12401 embarked.
    1984-aug-22RefitCA DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon DELEX
    1986-sep-15RefitCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis DELEX
    1989RefitCA DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon refit at Port Weller, Ontario
    1989-sep-25HomeportCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis 1st Towed Array Sonar Canadian ship to operate on Pacific Coast.
    1990-jun-3Port VisitCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis visited Vladivostok in company with HMCS Kootenay and HMCS Huron.
    1994RefitCA DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon refit at Port Weller, Ontario
    1994-mar-10DeploymentCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis departed Halifax NS for Haiti to take part in Earthquake Relief efforts, arriving on station on 24 Mar. Left theatre on 23 Apr 1994.
    1996-nov-15DecommissionedCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis
    1998-jul-7DecommissionedCA DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon
    2003Fate: sunkCA DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon off Rimouski, Quebec
    2008Fate: transferedCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis Artificial Reef Society of British Columbia
    2015-apr-4Fate: sunkCA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis sunk as an artificial reef in Howe Sound, BC.

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