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  • DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis

    CA Canadian Armed Forces

    1964 to 1996    


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    Flight Deck: AS
    Call Sign: CGKB
    Shipyard: Halifax Shipyards


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    History of CA DDH 265 HMCS Annapolis

    1961-sep-2Laid down
    1963-apr-27LaunchedHalifax Shipyards
    1967-aprTrialsHalifax Harbour Beartrap Beartrap series touchdown aid trials with CH-124 4027 in Halifax Harbour.
    1968-sep-12Port VisitIEDublin Port visited Dublin, departed 15 Sep.
    1982Deployment assigned to 443 Squadron
    tour of Great Lakes, with MH-443 CH-124 12401 embarked.
    1989-sep-25HomeportCFB Esquimalt 1st Towed Array Sonar Canadian ship to operate on Pacific Coast.
    1990-jun-3Port VisitRUVladivostok Port visited Vladivostok in company with HMCS Kootenay and HMCS Huron.
    1994-mar-10DeploymentOperation Forward Action departed Halifax NS for Haiti to take part in Earthquake Relief efforts, arriving on station on 24 Mar. Left theatre on 23 Apr 1994.
    2008Fate: transferedArtificial Reef Society of British Columbia
    2015-apr-4Fate: sunkDive Reef sunk as an artificial reef in Howe Sound, BC.



        from Annapolis class
    3400full load (tn)
    112length (m)
    13beam (m)
    7.20draught (m)
    4570range (nm)
    28max speed (knots)
    30000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine boilers
    2Naval Engine steam turbines
    1Naval Gun Mark 33 3/50 inch (twin 76 mm)
    1Rocket Launcher ASW mortar Mk 10 Limbo
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    4Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC



        Typical Max
    CA Royal Canadian Navy (1945-1968) Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 11

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    CA Halifax Shipyards,

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