NAVY HISTORY - Ships - Corvettes

HMCS CHILLIWACK


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HMCS CHILLIWACK

Builder: Burrard Drydock Co. Ltd.North Vancouver, British Columbia

Construction Started: 3 July 1940

Launched: 14 September 1940

Commissioned: 8 April 1941

Pennant #: K131

Atlantic 1941-45

Decommissioned :scrapped 1946.

Paid Off: scrapped 1946.

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Specifications
HMCS CHILLIWACK

Displacement: 925 long tons (940 t; 1,036 short tons)

Length:205 ft (62.48 m)o/a

Beam: 33 ft (10.06 m)

Draught: 11.5 ft (3.51 m)

Propulsion: 2750ihp 4-cylinder Triple expansion engine with 2 Scotch marine boilers.

Speed: 16 knots (29.6 km/h)

Compliment: 85

Armarments:
1 × BL 4 in (102 mm) Mk.IX single gun
1 × BL 4 in (102 mm) Mk.IX single gun
2 × .50 cal machine gun (twin)
2 × Lewis .303 cal machine gun (twin)
2 × Mk.II depth charge throwers
2 × depth charge rails with 40 depth charges

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Sources

Cite Article : Reference: www.navyhistory/sections/Ships/Minesweepers/HMCS_Courtenay.html

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