HMCS Antigonish in North Pacific, Nov.1962
HMCS Antigonish K661/FFE301 shown approaching HMCS CapeBreton off the West Coast of Vancouver Island during the 'Cuban Missile Crisis' November 1962. Antigonish built at Canadian Yarrows, Esquimalt, B.C. 1944 as River Class frigate, paid offMay 1946. Recommissioned Oct 1951 and finally paid off Nov.1966. Armament 2-4inch;4-40mm guns, 2 Squid ATW.Machinery: Two shaft,4 cylinder,V.T.E. reciprocating steam IHP 5,500;speed 20 knots. Crew 140.See picture #1487
for additional details.
Picture added on 23 March 2007