1996 to present    

FFH 338 HMCS Winnipeg

CA Canadian Armed Forces

Flight Deck: WG
Call Sign: CGAI
Shipyard: Saint John Shipbuilding


History of CA HMCS Winnipeg FFH 338

1993-mar-20Laid downLaid down
1995-jun-23CommissionedCommissioned at Esquimalt, BC.
1996-jan-01AircraftAircraft first air detachment embarked
1997-febDeploymentDeployment part of STANAVFORLANT until Jul.
2000-junDeploymentDeployment US NS Pearl Harbor RIMPAC 2000 two month deployment to Pearl Harbor for RIMPAC 2000, until late Jul.
2002-octDeploymentDeployment Operation Apollo provided force protection to other units and interdiction operations in the international war on terror, in Persian Gulf until c Jun 2003
2003-julRefitRefit extended maintenance and refit, until Mar 2004
2009-apr Gulf of Aden Combined Task Force 150 Apr09 - Jun09 embarked CH-124B 12416
2010-jun-09Port VisitPort Visit Royal Roads Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited CFB Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
2011-augRefitRefit Yarrows Ltd HCM/FELEX - Seaspan for the Halifax class modernisation programme and mid-life refit at Seaspan Victoria Shipyards, until c Dec 2012.
2015-aug-28NEWS Santa Maria Frigate Returns After Active Endeavour
2015-sep-14AircraftAircraft Sea King 421 at Yeovilton, UK
2015-sep-16Port VisitPort Visit UK Royal Victoria Dock DSEI2015 in London at DSEI 2015 exhibition
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
2017-oct-06Port VisitPort Visit US San Francisco Naval Shipyard Fleet Week Visited San Francisco for Fleet Week 2017.

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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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