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Name: IROQUOIS launched as ATHABASKAN
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 19/09/1940
Launched: 23/09/1941
Completed: 10/12/1942
Builder: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 27
Dimensions: 1850 - 2520disp, 364.7 x 36.5 x 9.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, SR geared, 44430hp
Engines by: Parsons
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 2 x 4.7ins guns, 1 x 4 x 2pdr guns, 4 x 21ins torpedoes, depth charges
History:
10/12/1942 Royal Canadian Navy
09/1966 Broken up
Comments: A member of the TRIBAL Class
23/09/1941: Launched as ATHABASKAN
02/10/1952: Damaged by shells from shore battery during Korean War. 3 killed.
09/1966: Broken up at Bilbao


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