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  • DDG 280 HMCS Iroquois

    CA Canadian Armed Forces

    1972 to 1988 - Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois    



    1992 to 2015    


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


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    History of CA Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois

    1969-jan-15Laid down
    1970-nov-28Launched
    1972-jul-29Commissioned
    1976-aug-4DeploymentLabrador 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-25RefitTRUMP program refit began
    1992-mayTRUMP program refit finished

    History of CA DDG 280 HMCS Iroquois

    1992-jul-5begin service as DDG
    1999-aug-6Port VisitDKCopenhagen Holmen STANAVFORLANT visited Copenhagen with CH-124A 12429 embarked
    1999-novPort Visitvisit to West India Dock, London
    2013-apr-27Port VisitUKWest India Dock (TQ) Visit arrived at West India Dock for 6 day visit, departed on 2 May.
    2013-may-23Port VisitUKPier Head Battle of the Atlantic 70th Anniversary at the Cruise Liner Terminal, Liverpool for BOA70 commemorations
    2015-may-1Decommissioned

    Specifications

       

        from Iroquois TRUMP class
    295crew
    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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