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  • CVL 22 HMCS Bonaventure

    CA Canadian Armed Forces

    - UK Royal Navy - HMS Powerful    



    1957 to 1970    




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    History of UK HMS Powerful

    1943-nov-27Laid downoriginally as Colossus class hull
    1945-feb-27Launchedas HMS Powerful
    1946construction suspended until 1952
    1952-aprFate: transferedsold to Royal Canadian Navy

    History of CA CVL 22 HMCS Bonaventure

    1957-jan-17Commissionedinto RCN as HMCS Bonaventure
    1961AircraftAir group included up to 13 Sikorsky HO4S-3 in anti submarine role
    1963Refit4 month refit in early 1963, enabling the CHSS-2 to replace the HO4S-3 in the anti-submarine role from 1964.
    1966-aprRefitDavie Shipbuilding Half-Life refit Fitted Fresnel Landing Aid and Dutch radar systems, improved sea keeping and aircraft handling arrangements.
    1967-nov-30AircraftBermuda area Accident CH-124 Sea King 4002 accident off Bermuda
    1970-jul-3Decommissioned
    1971Fate: scrappedcomponents removed, then hull scrapped in Taiwan. Her anchor is feature of a memorial in Halifax.

    Specifications

       

        from Majestic class
    18000full load (tn)
    211.80length (m)
    24.40beam (m)
    7.20draught (m)
    12000range (nm)
    25max speed (knots)
    40000power (shp)

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    CA Royal Canadian Navy (1945-1968) Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 06
    CA CAF Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 06
    CA Royal Canadian Navy (1945-1968) Sikorsky S-55 H-19 013

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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