HMCS Algonquin DDH283 Fleet Review 1985
Algonquin is one of a class of four Tribal Class Helicopter Destroyers in the Canadian Navy. She was laid down Sept 1969 and commissioned Sept 1973 at Davie Shipbuilding Ltd. Ship is 425 feet loa,50 feet beam and 4,200 tons full load. Engines are COGOG 50,000 shp,speed 29kts and carries two Sea King A/S helos. Since this photo was taken the ships have undergone and extensive update/reconfiguration substantially altering the profile.
Picture added on 10 February 2007