|Photographer:||Michel Gosselin [View profile]||Title:||HMCS HAIDA DDE215||Added:||Apr 20, 2006|
|HMCS HAIDA is tied up at pier 9 in Hamilton Harbour, Hamilton, Ontario. HMCS Haida (G63) is a Tribal-class destroyer that served in the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) from 1943-1963. Haida sunk more enemy surface tonnage than any other Canadian warship. She is also the only surviving Tribal-class destroyer out of 27 vessels that were constructed between 1937-1945 for the Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy and the RCN
Commissioned 30 August 1943
Decommissioned 11 October 1963
built in 1941 by Vickers-Armstrongs Limited of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Honours and Awards; Arctic, 1943-1945; English Channel, 1944; Normandy, 1944; Biscay, 1944; Korea, 1952-1953.
Date: August 10, 2005