DDG 282 HMCS Athabaskan

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1972 to 1991 - Iroquois class DDH 282 HMCS Athabaskan    

1994 to 2017    


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


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History of CA Iroquois class DDH 282 HMCS Athabaskan

1969-jun-1Laid down
1991-sepRefitrefit as DDG under TRUMP program at MIL Davie, Quebec

History of CA 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
2010-janDeploymentHTPort au Prince Operation Panlake Part of rapid assist team sent to Haiti in aftermath of Earthquake.
2010-jun-28Port VisitBedford Basin Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
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



    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



    Typical Max
CA CAF Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 23

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