1992 to 2015    

DDG 280 HMCS Iroquois

CA Canadian Armed Forces

1972 to 1988 - Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois    

Flight Deck:
Call Sign: CZGD
See Also: DD Iroquois class DDH 280


History of Iroquois class CA HMCS Iroquois DDH 280

1969-jan-15Laid downLaid down
1976-aug-04DeploymentDeployment Labrador Sea 131 nm SE of Newfoundland. First ship to arrive at the location of a crashed Soviet Navy Bear Delta, 243 kms SE of Newfoundland. This event was called the BRUIN WATCH.
1988-oct-25RefitRefit TRUMP program refit began
1992-may TRUMP program refit finished

History of CA HMCS Iroquois DDG 280

1992-jul-05 begin service as DDG
1993-oct-05DeploymentDeployment Operation Sharp Guard relieved HMCS Algonquin on 5 Oct and participated in operations to enforce UN trade and arms embargo in the Adriatic Sea.
1999-aug-06Port VisitPort Visit DK Copenhagen Holmen STANAVFORLANT visited Copenhagen with CH-124A 12429 embarked
1999-novPort VisitPort Visit visit to West India Dock, London
2003-feb-27AircraftAircraft Accident CH-124B 12401 crashed on deck and rolled after following an engine failure, on take off. Ship returned to Halifax to have airframe removed.
2013-apr-27Port VisitPort Visit UK West India Dock (TQ) Visit arrived at West India Dock for 6 day visit, departed on 2 May.
2013-may-23Port VisitPort Visit UK Pier Head Battle of the Atlantic 70th Anniversary at the Cruise Liner Terminal, Liverpool for BOA70 commemorations

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Iroquois TRUMP class
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

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