AOR 508 HMCS Provider

CA Canadian Armed Forces




1963 to 1998    


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Flight Deck: PR
Call Sign: CZCF


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History of CA AOR 508 HMCS Provider

1961-may-1Laid down
1962-jul-5Launched
1963HomeportCFB Halifax initially based at CFB Halifax
1963-sep-28Commissioned
1969HomeportCFB Esquimalt transferred to CFB Esquimalt
1998-junDecommissioned
2002towed to Sirocco, Turkey, prior to being scrapped
2003Fate: scrappedIn Turkey

Specifications

   

    from Provider class
166crew
7300light (tn)
22000full load (tn)
168length (m)
23beam (m)
9.40draught (m)
21max speed (knots)
21000power (shp)
2Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines
2Chaff and decoys Corvus chaff launcher

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
CA Royal Canadian Navy (1945-1968) Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 23


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

CA Davie Shipbuilding,



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