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FFH 330 HMCS Halifax

CA Canadian Armed Forces

IMO: 4519190
MMSI: 316138000
Flight Deck:
Call Sign: CGAP
Shipyard: Saint John Shipbuilding


History of CA HMCS Halifax FFH 330

1987-mar-19Laid downLaid down
1994-aprDeploymentDeployment part of Standing Naval Force Atlantic (SNFL) in deployment to former Yugoslavia, until Aug 1994
1996-marDeploymentDeployment returned to former Yugoslavia as part of SNFL, until May 1996
2001-aug-24Port VisitPort Visit UK HMNB Portsmouth IFoS 2001 International Festival of Sea 2001 Present at IFoS Portsmouth.
2003-apr-30RefitRefit to Port Weller for 7 month refit, emerging Nov 2003
2010-janDeploymentDeployment HT Port au Prince Operation Panlake Part of rapid assist team sent to Haiti in aftermath of Earthquake.
2010-sep-30RefitRefit Halifax Shipyards HCM/FELEX - Halifax first of class for the Halifax class modernisation programme and mid-life refit at Irving Shipbuilders, until Sep 2011
2014-decTrialsTrials CH-148 trials extensive programme of trials (until May 2015), for new CH-148 Cyclone to be operated on Canadian Forces ships
2015-octDeploymentDeployment West Mediterranean Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
2015-oct-03DeploymentDeployment UK North Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 15-2 participated in JW 15-2 off north west coast of Scotland
2018-may-18NEWS CH-148 Cyclone Receive Award for Shipboard Tests
2018-nov-15Port VisitPort Visit UK Tower Bridge Upper visited London for almost a week, departed 21 Nov.
2019-sepDeploymentDeployment SNMG2 Assigned to NATO SNMG2. Embarked CH-148 Cyclone is c/s Kingfisher. 148823
2020-oct-04DeploymentDeployment UK North Western Approaches JW 20-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 20-2 Participated in Ex Joint Warrior 20-2 off NW Scotland
2021-jan-08Port VisitPort Visit UK HMNB Portsmouth visit embarked CH148 148805 dep 13 January
2021-jan-16Port VisitPort Visit PT Santa Maria Cruise Terminal Visiting Lisbon, departed 19 Jan.
2021-mar-05Port VisitPort Visit PL Gdynia SNMG1 weekend visit to Gdynia, with other elements of NATO SNMG1
2021-apr-12Port VisitPort Visit NL Den Helder Marinehaven (naval base) Visit
2022-may-06Port VisitPort Visit PL Swinoujscie SNMG1 visited Swinoujscie while Flagship of NATO SNMG1.
2022-jun-13 Exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2022 participated in DYMO 2022.

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City class
4770full load (tn)
134length (m)
16.40beam (m)
4.90draught (m)
9500range (nm)
29max speed (knots)

1Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick
2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG

2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
16Missile Launcher Sea Sparrow VLS

1Naval Gun single 57 mm
1Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm

1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Sea Giraffe

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CA Saint John Shipbuilding, 1nm E of Saint John

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