Allied Warships

HMCS Athabaskan (ii) (R 79)

Destroyer of the Tribal class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassTribal 
PennantR 79 
Built byHalifax Shipyards Ltd. (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) 
OrderedApr 1942 
Laid down15 May 1943 
Launched4 May 1946 
Commissioned20 Jan 1948 
End service21 Apr 1966 
History

Ordered April 1942.
Pennant numbers: R79 December 1947 - December 1949; DDE219 January 1950 - July 1969.

Decommissioned 21 April 1966.
. Sold for scrap.

 

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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