Allied Warships

HMCS Cayuga (R 04)

Destroyer of the Tribal class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassTribal 
PennantR 04 
Built byHalifax Shipyards Ltd. (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) 
OrderedApr 1942 
Laid down7 Oct 1943 
Launched28 Jul 1945 
Commissioned20 Oct 1947 
End service27 Feb 1964 
History

Ordered April 1942.
Pennant numbers: R04 September 1947 - October 1949; DDE218 November 1949 - October 1964

Decommissioned 27 February 1964.
Scrapped in 1965.

 

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Noteable events involving Cayuga include:


5 Jul 1950
Sailed for Sasebo Japan to assist the United Nations in the Korean War (1)

Media links


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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