DDG 280 HMCS Iroquois

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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-4DeploymentSE of Newfoundland Labrador Sea 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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