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  • FFH 330 HMCS Halifax

    CA Canadian Armed Forces

    1992 to present    


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


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    History of CA FFH 330 HMCS Halifax

    1987-mar-19Laid down
    1994-aprDeploymentpart of Standing Naval Force Atlantic (SNFL) in deployment to former Yugoslavia, until Aug 1994
    1996-marDeploymentreturned to former Yugoslavia as part of SNFL, until May 1996
    2001-aug-24Port VisitUKHMNB Portsmouth IFoS 2001 International Festival of Sea 2001 Present at IFoS Portsmouth.
    2003-apr-30Refitto Port Weller for 7 month refit, emerging Nov 2003
    2010-janDeploymentHTPort au Prince Operation Panlake Part of rapid assist team sent to Haiti in aftermath of Earthquake.
    2010-sep-30RefitHalifax Shipyards HCM/FELEX - Halifax first of class for the Halifax class modernisation programme and mid-life refit at Irving Shipbuilders, until Sep 2011
    2014-decTrialsCH-148 trials extensive programme of trials (until May 2015), for new CH-148 Cyclone to be operated on Canadian Forces ships
    2015-octDeploymentWest Mediterranean Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
    2015-oct-3DeploymentUKNorth 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 VisitUKTower Bridge Upper visited London for almost a week, departed 21 Nov.
    2019-sepDeployment SNMG2 Assigned to NATO SNMG2. Embarked CH-148 Cyclone is c/s Kingfisher. 148823
    2020-oct-4DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches JW 20-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 20-2 Participated in Ex Joint Warrior 20-2 off NW Scotland
    2021-jan-8Port VisitUKHMNB Portsmouth visit embarked CH148 148805 dep 13 January
    2021-jan-16Port VisitPTSanta Maria Cruise Terminal Visiting Lisbon, departed 19 Jan.
    2021-mar-5Port VisitPLGdynia SNMG1 weekend visit to Gdynia, with other elements of NATO SNMG1
    2021-apr-12Port VisitNLDen Helder Marinehaven (naval base) Visit
    2022-may-6Port VisitPLSwinoujscie SNMG1 visited Swinoujscie while Flagship of NATO SNMG1.
    2022-jun-13 Exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2022 participated in DYMO 2022.



        from 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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