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  • DDH 282 HMCS Athabaskan

    CA Canadian Armed Forces

    1994 to 2017 - Iroquois TRUMP class DDG 282 HMCS Athabaskan    



    1972 to 1991    


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    Flight Deck: AN
    Call Sign: CYWM
    See Also: DDG Iroquois TRUMP class DDG 282


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    History of CA DDH 282 HMCS Athabaskan

    1969-jun-1Laid down
    1970-nov-27Launched
    1972-sep-30Commissioned
    1991-sepRefitrefit as DDG under TRUMP program at MIL Davie, Quebec

    History of CA Iroquois TRUMP class DDG 282 HMCS Athabaskan

    1994-augbegin service as DDG
    1997RefitCanadian Shipbuilding + Engineering (PWDD) Life extension refit at Port Weller, Ontario
    1999-aug-6Port VisitDKCopenhagen Holmen STANAVFORLANT visited Copenhagen with 12 Wing CH-124A 12438 embarked
    2005-sep-6Deploymentdeparted Halifax for US Gulf states in support of Hurricane Katrina clean up operations, with CCGS Sir William Alexander, HMCS Toronto and HMCS Ville de Quebec.
    2010-janDeploymentHTPort au Prince Operation Panlake Part of rapid assist team sent to Haiti in aftermath of Earthquake.
    2010-may-28Port VisitUSPier 88 Fleet Week 2010 assigned to 423 Squadron
    Visited Hudson River New York, with MH423 CH-124 12417 embarked.
    2010-jun-28Port VisitBedford Basin Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
    2011-apr-17Port VisitUKPier Head Ship open to visitors assigned to 423 Squadron
    Visited Liverpool, with MH423 CH-124 12435 embarked.
    2012-marRefitCanadian Shipbuilding + Engineering (PWDD) Refit In refit at St Catharines
    2015-octDeploymentWest Mediterranean Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
    2015-oct-7Port VisitUKHMNB Portsmouth Repairs emergency repair to stbd cruise engine at Portsmouth for c a week, while en route to Ex Trident Juncture. The two embarked CH-124 were detached to RAF Odiham for the duration.
    2017-mar-10Decommissionedlast of the Iroquois class to decommission

    Specifications

       

        from Iroquois class
    280crew
    3500light (tn)
    4700full load (tn)
    129.80length (m)
    15.20beam (m)
    4.70draught (m)
    4500range (nm)
    29max speed (knots)
    50000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Allison 570
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Pratt & Whitney FT4A
    1Naval Engine propulsion system: COGOG
    2Missile Launcher quad Sea Sparrow
    1Naval Gun Otobreda 127 mm
    1Rocket Launcher ASW mortar Mk 10 Limbo
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Aids Beartrap (helicopter land)
    1Aids TACAN URN-20
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS 501
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar WM22
    1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPQ-2D
    1Sonar hull mounted and towed sonar AN/SQS-505
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar AN/SQS-501

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    CA CAF Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 23


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    CA Marine Industries Limited,



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