Iroquois Class

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Author: Don Wilson
Published: Aug 2nd 2009
Updated: 4 years ago

Ships of the Iroquois Class

Pennant Number Ship Name Builder Commissioning Date Commanding Officer Engineering Officer Combat Systems Engineer Chief ERA
280 IROQUOIS MIL, Sorel 1972-07-29 Cdr D.H. McGillivrary LCdr Ron Hahn LCdr Jim Dean
281 HURON MIL, Sorel 1972-12-16 Cdr R.I. Hitesman LCdr Don Wilson LCdr Larry Liebrock CPO1 Dick Dawson
282 ATHABASKAN Davie, Lauzon 1972-09 Cdr R. Yanow LCdr Bob Douglas LCdr Paul Dumbrille
283 ALGONQUIN Davie, Lauzon 1973-09 Cdr R.L. McClean LCdr Joe Cunningham LCdr Ian MacMillan
General Characteristics [from Wikipedia]

Class and type: Iroquois-class destroyer
Displacement: 5100 t
Length: 129.8 m (425.9 ft)
Beam: 15.2 m (49.9 ft)
Draught: 4.7 m (15.4 ft)

  • Propulsion:
    COGOG – 2 shaft
    2 × Allison 570-KF cruise gas turbines (5.6 MW)
    2 × Pratt & Whitney FT4A-2 boost gas turbines (37 MW)

  • Speed: 29 kn (53.7 km/h)

  • Range: 4,500 nmi (8,334.0 km)

  • Complement: 280

  • Sensors and processing systems:
    Signaal AN/SPQ 501 DA-08 radar
    Signaal LW-08 AN/SPQ 502 radar
    SQS-510 hull sonar
    SQS-510 VDS sonar

  • Armament:
    29 × VLS, Standard SM-2MR Block IIIA SAMs
    1 × 76 mm/62 OTO Melara
    6 × 12.75 in tubes firing Mark-46 Mod 5 torpedoes
    1 × Phalanx CIWS (Block 1)
    6 × M2 Browning machine guns

  • Aircraft carried: 2 × CH-124 Sea King helicopters

  • Aviation facilities: hangar and flight deck