HMCS Algonquin
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HMCS - ALGONQUIN (1st)


Type: Destroyer
Class: V Class ex-Royal Navy
Displacement: 1710 tonnes
Length: 362.8 ft.
Width: 35.7 ft.
Draught: 11.5 ft.
Top Speed: 36
# Officers: 14
# Crew: 230
Weapons: 4-4.7", 8-21" Torpedo Tube (2 x IV), 4-40mm, 4-20mm
Pendant (Hull Number): R17
Builder: John Brown & Co. Ltd.. Glasgow, Scotland
Laid Down: 8-Oct-42
Launched: 2-Sep-43
Commissioned: 7-Feb-44
Paid Off: 6-Feb-46
Remarks: Ex HMS VALENTINE. Later recommissioned with pendant 224. Finally paid off 1 Apr 70.


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Updated: Jan. 5, 2005