1994 to 2017    

DDG 282 HMCS Athabaskan

CA Canadian Armed Forces

1972 to 1991 - Iroquois class DDH 282 HMCS Athabaskan    

Flight Deck:
Call Sign: CYWM
See Also: DD Iroquois class DDH 282


History of Iroquois class CA HMCS Athabaskan DDH 282

1969-jun-01Laid downLaid down
1989-sep-23Port VisitPort Visit IE Dublin Port visited Dublin; CH-124 12401 ranged on deck.
1991-sepRefitRefit refit as DDG under TRUMP program at MIL Davie, Quebec

History of CA HMCS Athabaskan DDG 282

1994-aug begin service as DDG
1997RefitRefit Canadian Shipbuilding + Engineering (PWDD) Life extension refit at Port Weller, Ontario
1999-aug-06Port VisitPort Visit DK Copenhagen Holmen STANAVFORLANT visited Copenhagen with 12 Wing CH-124A 12438 embarked
2005-sep-06DeploymentDeployment departed 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-janDeploymentDeployment HT Port au Prince Operation Panlake Part of rapid assist team sent to Haiti in aftermath of Earthquake.
2010-may-28Port VisitPort Visit US Pier 88 Fleet Week 2010 assigned to 423 Squadron
Visited Hudson River New York, with MH423 CH-124 12417 embarked.
2010-jun-28Port VisitPort Visit Bedford Basin Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
2011-apr-17Port VisitPort Visit UK Pier Head Ship open to visitors assigned to 423 Squadron
Visited Liverpool, with MH423 CH-124 12435 embarked.
2012-marRefitRefit Canadian Shipbuilding + Engineering (PWDD) Refit In refit at St Catharines
2015-octDeploymentDeployment West Mediterranean Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
2015-oct-07Port VisitPort Visit UK HMNB 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-10DecommissionedDecommissioned last of the Iroquois class to decommission

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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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