|Photographer:||K. Watson [View profile]||Title:||HMCS Kingston MM700||Added:||Jul 15, 2008|
||Mine Warfare Ships|
|HMCS KINGSTON MM 700 inbound off Point Pleasant,Halifax on July 6th 2008. Note Naval Memorial on shore (ahead of bow) fittingly located at the harbour entrance from which so many departed and were lost in the Battle of the Atlantic and other actions of the past century.
Kingston is the leadship of a class of 12 MCDVs serving the Canadian navy in Mine Countermeasures and Training roles.
Built by Halifax Shipyards Ltd,Halifax in 1996.
Displacement 970 tons.
LOA 181 ft B 37 ft D 11 ft
M/C: Diesel (4) electric with twin Z drives:15 knots.
© Capnken 2008.