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FFH 339 HMCS Charlottetown

CA Canadian Armed Forces

IMO: 4519281
MMSI: 316130000
Flight Deck:
Call Sign: CGAJ
Shipyard: Saint John Shipbuilding


History of CA HMCS Charlottetown FFH 339

1993-dec-18Laid downLaid down
1997-aug-22Port VisitPort Visit Charlottetown visited Charlottetown (PEI) and in doing so, became the first Canadian warship to transit beneath the Confederation Bridge over the Northumberland Strait.
2001-jan-22DeploymentDeployment departed Halifax NS for an Arabian Gulf deployment, joining a US battle group, policing sanctions against Iraq.
2006RefitRefit mid life refit
2010-jun-28Port VisitPort Visit Bedford Basin Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
2011-mar-02HomeportHomeport Halifax, departure mediterranean sea for Libyan mission. Embarked CH-124 12424
2011-mar-02DeploymentDeployment LY Libyan coast departed Halifax, NS for 5 months operations off Libya
2011-jul-08Port VisitPort Visit MT Grand Harbour / il-Port il-Kbir / Valletta port visit Port of Valletta on board embarked Sea King 12424
2011-aug-18Port VisitPort Visit relieved from Libyan operations by HMCS Vancouver in a ceremony at Palma de Mallorca, Ballearic Islands.
2011-sep-02HomeportHomeport Halifax, arrived
2016-oct-09DeploymentDeployment UK North Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 16-2 Participated in Ex JW16-2, with CH-124 12404 embarked
2024-jan-31DeploymentDeployment Exercise Steadfast Defender 2024 departed Halifax to take part in NATO Ex Steadfast Defender, until 13 Mar. One RCAF CH-148 Cyclone embarked.

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


CA Saint John Shipbuilding, 1nm E of Saint John

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