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  • FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver

    CA Canadian Armed Forces




    1993 to present    



    FFH 331 HMCS Vancouver

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    IMO: 4519205
    MMSI: 316160000
    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.
    2022-jun-29NEWS Canadian CH-148 Landed on Chilean Warship

    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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