|Photographer:||K. Watson [View profile]||Title:||HMCS Athabaskan DDG282||Added:||Dec 28, 2009|
|HMCS ATHABASKAN DDG282 alongside HMC Dockyard,Halifax,Nova Scotia on 19th December 2009.
Type: Tribal Class Destroyer,DDG.
Built by Davie Shipbuilding Ltd,Lauzon as DDH and commissioned 1972.
Reconstructed to DDG 1994.
Displacement:5,100 tons full load
LOA 426 ft Beam 50 ft Draught 14.5 ft
M/C: COGOG 2 X Cruise G/T 12,788SHP;2 X Boost G/T
51,000SHP. Speed 29+ knots
Armnt: 1 X 29cell VLS Mk 41
1 X 75mm/62 Superapid DP gun
1 X 20mm CIWS Phalanx
2 X 3 Bbl Mk 32 12.75in TT w Mk 46mod5 torps
Aircraft: Provision for 2 X CH124 Sea King ASW helicopters
Crew: 285 including airwing.
Photo © Capnken 2009