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  • FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver

    CA Canadian Armed Forces




    1993 to present    



    FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver

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    Flight Deck: VR
    Call Sign: CGAR


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    History of CA FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver

    1988-may-19Laid down
    1989-jul-8Launched
    1993-aug-23Commissioned
    2010-jun-9Port VisitRoyal Roads Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited CFB Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
    2011-jul-10Deploymentdeparted Esquimalt, BC to relieve HMCS Charlottetown in operations off Libya
    2011-octAircraftLYLibyan coast off the coast of Libya during Operation Mobile with Sea King 412
    2013-mayRefitYarrows Ltd HCM/FELEX - Seaspan for the Halifax class modernisation programme and mid-life refit at Seaspan Victoria Shipyards, until c May 2014
    2016-junDeploymentreturned to Canada after 7 month deployment on 15 Dec
    2016-aug-18DeploymentUSNS Pearl Harbor Aug18 departing Hawaii with embarked CH-124 flight, for Asia-Pacific after RIMPAC 16 exercise
    2016-sep-12DeploymentAUPort Darwin Exercise Kakadu 16 Participated in Exercise Kakadu 16 until 24 Sep
    2016-novDeploymentscheduled to attend the RNZN 75th Anniversary Fleet Review, with CH-124 412 embarked, but diverted to assist in NZ Earthquake relief off Kaikoura, South Island.
    2016-nov-14DeploymentNZoff Kaikoura Kaikoura Earthquake relief operations diverted from Auckland to assist in earthquake relief off Kaikoura
    2016-nov-20Port VisitNZWellington Harbour visited Wellington, en route Auckland
    2016-nov-21NEWS Canadians Ends Relief Operation in New Zealand
    2018-oct-3Port VisitUSPier 39, SF Fleet Week 2018 Passed under the Golden Gate Bridge to participate in SF Fleet Week 2018 Parade of Ships.

    Specifications

       

        from City class
    225crew
    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

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    CA CAF Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 11
    CA CAF Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone 11

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    CA Saint John Shipbuilding, 1nm E of Saint John



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