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Canada 01 January 1955

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

CVL Majestic 1 RML21 Magnificent 1948 17780t, 211.8x24.4x7.0m, 4b,2gst, 40000hp, 25kts, 1300p; 19x1-40/60, 6x4-40/39, 37aircraft(Seafire, Firefly, Sea Fury fighters); type 79B, 281B radars, type 144 sonar

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

CL Fiji 1 CCL31 Quebec 1943 11090t, 169.3x18.9x6.3m, 4b,4gst, 72500hp, 31.5kts, 730p; 89belt, 51deck, 51turrets; 3x3-152/50, 4x2-102/45, (5x4+4x1)-40/39, 12x1-20/70, 2x3-533TT; type 274, 277, 281B, 285, 293 radars
Ontario 1 CCL32 Ontario 1945 11480t, 169.3x19.2x6.5m, 4b,4gst, 72500hp, 31.5kts, 855p; 89belt, 51deck, 51turrets; 3x3-152/50, 5x2-102/45, 4x1-40/60, (4x4+4x1)-40/39, (8x2+6x1)-20/70, 2x3-533TT; type 275, 277, 281B, 283, 284, 285, 293 radars
DD Tribal 7 DDE213 Nootka 1946 2500t, 114.9x11.4x4.2m, 3b,2gst, 44000hp, 36.2kts, 250p; 2x2-102/45, 1x2-76/50, 4x1-40/60, 1x4-533TT, 2x3-305 Squid ASWRL; type 275(213-217), 293, 262, 268(213-217), 277(213-217), SPS-10(218,219), SPS-6(218,219), Mk28(218,219) radars, type 170, 174 sonars
DDE214 Micmac 1945
DDE215 Haida 1943
DDE216 Huron 1943
DDE217 Iroquois 1942
DDE218 Cayuga 1947
DDE219 Athabaskan 1948
V 2 DDE224 Algonquin 1944 2545t, 110.6x10.9x4.4m, 2b,2gst, 40000hp, 36.7kts, 225p; 4x1-120/45, 1x2-40/60(224), (1x2+2x1)-40/60(225), 4x2-20/70(224), 2x2-20/70(225), 2x4-533TT, 4dct, 2dcr; type 275, 277, 282, 291 radars, type 123A, 127 sonars
DDE225 Sioux 1944
Cr 2 DDE226 Crescent 1945 2535t, 110.6x10.9x4.4m, 2b,2gst, 40000hp, 36.7kts, 222p; 4x1-114/45, (1x2+2x1)-40/60, 2x1-20/70, 1x4-533TT, 2dct, 2dcr; type 275, 277, 282, 291 radars, type 123A, 127 sonars
DDE228 Crusader 1945
FF early River 4 FFE304 New Waterford 1944 2180t, 91.8x11.2x3.9m, 2b,2vte, 5500hp, 20kts, 140p; 1x2-102/45, (1x2+4x1)-40/60(315), (4x2+2x1)-20/70(304,306,310), 2x3-305 Squid ASWRL(315), 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL(304,306,310), 8dct(304,306,310), 2dcr(304,306,310); type 272(304,306,310), 291(304,306,310), 275(315), 262(315), SU(315), SPQ-2(315) radars, type 147, 162, 164B sonars, TDY-1 ECM
FFE306 Swansea 1943
FFE310 Outremont 1943
FFE315 New Glasgow 1943
later River 17 FFE301 Antigonish 1944 2180(301,303,305,307,309,312,313,316,320,321)-2360(308,311,314,317-319,322)t, 91.8x11.2x3.9m, 2b,2vte, 5500hp, 20kts, 140p; 1x2-102/45, (1x2+4x1)-40/60(308,311,314,317-319,322), (4x2+2x1)-20/70(301,303,305,307,309,312,313,316,320,321), 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL(301,303,305,307,309,312,313,316,320,321), 2x3-305 Squid ASWRL(308,311,314,317-319,322), 8dct(301,303,305,307,309,312,313,316,320,321), 2dcr(301,303,305,307,309,312,313,316,320,321); type 268(301,303,305,307,309,312,313,316,320,321), 272(301,303,305,307,309,312,313,316,320,321), 275, 291(301,303,305,307,309,312,313,316,320,321), SU(308,311,314,317-319,322), SPQ-2(308,311,314,317-319,322), type 262(308,311,314,317-319,322) radars, type 147, 162, 164B sonars, TDY-1 ECM(308,311,314,317-319,322)
FFE303 Beacon Hill 1944
FFE305 La Hulloise 1944
FFE307 Penetang 1944
FFE308 Inch Arran 1944
FFE309 Ste. Therese 1944
FFE311 Stetter 1944
FFE312 Fort Erie 1944
FFE313 Sussexvale 1944
FFE314 Buckingham 1944
FFE316 Prestonian 1944
FFE317 Cap de la Madeleine 1944
FFE318 Jonquiere 1944
FFE319 Toronto 1944
FFE320 Victoriaville 1944
FFE321 Lanark 1944
FFE322 Lauzon 1944
FS Flower 1 K139 Moncton 1942 1280t, 62.5x10.1x4.8m, 2b,2vte, 2750hp, 16.5kts, 109p; 1x1-102/45, 4x1-20/70, 4dct, 2dcr; type 286, 290 radars, sonar
Algerine VTE engined 7 FSE169 Kapuskasing 1944 1325t, 68.6x10.8x3.3m, 2b,2vte, 2400hp, 16.5kts, 138p; 1x1-102/45, 4x2-20/70, 4dct, 2dcr
FSE170 New Liskeard 1944
FSE171 Oshawa 1944
FSE172 Portage 1943
FSE174 Sault Ste. Marie 1943
FSE175 Wallaceburg 1943
FSE176 Winnipeg 1943
Bangor diesel-engined 3 FSE180 Brockville 1942 690t, 49.4x8.5x2.8m, 2d, 2000hp, 16.5kts, 60p; 3x1-20/70, 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 4dct, 2dcr; radar, sonar
FSE181 Digby 1942
FSE182 Granby 1942
Bangor VTE-engined 20 FSE177 Drummondville 1941 875t, 54.9x8.7x3.1m, 2b,2vte, 2400hp, 16.5kts, 87p; 3x1-20/70, 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 4dct, 2dcr, sweeps; radar, sonar
FSE183 Blairmore 1942
FSE184 Chignecto 1941
FSE185 Fort William 1942
FSE186 Gananoque 1941
FSE187 Georgian 1941
FSE188 Goderich 1941
FSE189 Kenora 1942
FSE190 Kentville 1942
FSE191 Mahone 1941
FSE192 Malpeque 1941
FSE193 Medicine Hat 1941
FSE194 Milltown 1942
FSE195 Minas 1941
FSE196 Nipigon 1941
FSE197 Port Hope 1942
FSE198 Red Deer 1941
FSE199 Sarnia 1942
FSE200 Swift Current 1941
FSE201 Westmount 1942
Bangor diesel-engined RCMP 5 J263 Cygnus (RCMP) 1941 690t, 49.4x8.5x2.8m, 2d, 2000hp, 16.5kts, 60p; 3x1-20/70, 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 4dct, 2dcr; radar, sonar
J265 Irvine (RCMP) 1942
J268 Herchmer (RCMP) 1942
J269 MacBrien (RCMP) 1942
J271 French (RCMP) 1942

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS

PC Givenchy 1 1 Arras 1918 No picture 440t, 39.6ppx7.1x4.1m, 1vte, 10.5kts; 1x1-76/40
PB Fairmile B 7 PTC704 Cougar 1943 86t, 34.8x5.6x1.5m, 2pe, 1200hp, 18kts, 16p; (1x2+4x1)-20/70, 2dct, 2dcr; type 970 radar, sonar
PTC706 Beaver 1943
PTC711 Moose 1943
PTC716 Reindeer 1944
PTC724 Elk 1944
PTC762 Wolf 1942
PTC779 Racoon 1942

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

ML Isles 2 1 Stonechat 1944 770t, 50.0x8.4x3.4m, 1b,1vte, 850hp, 12.2kts, 40p; 1x1-76/40, 3x1-20/70, mines
2 Whitethroat 1944
MSC 105ft Admiralty 2 J278 Llewellyn 1942 295t, 36.4x7.1x2.7m, 1d, 375-500hp, 10-11kts, 20p; 2x1-20/70, sweeps
J373 Revelstoke 1944
Cape 8 MCB143 Gaspé 1953 412t, 46.3x8.5x2.6m, 2d, 2400hp, 15kts, 40p; 1x1-40/60, mechanical, acoustic, magnetic sweeps; radar
MCB146 Comox 1954
MCB148 Ungava 1954
MCB149 Quinte 1954
MCB151 Fortune 1954
MCB152 James Bay 1954
MCB154 Resolute 1954
MCB157 Trinity 1954

Ivan Gogin, 2015