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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
    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
    1993-oct-5Deployment 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-6Port VisitDKCopenhagen Holmen STANAVFORLANT visited Copenhagen with CH-124A 12429 embarked
    1999-novPort Visitvisit to West India Dock, London
    2003-feb-27AircraftAccident 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 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



        from 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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