Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel, Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada).  The ship was laid down on 31 January 1942 by Port Arthur Shipbuilding Company Ltd. at Port Arthur, Ontario and launched 19 September later that year. Decommissioned 1 November 1946. (1). A multi-purpose platform, WINNIPEG carries extensive Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and Anti-Surface Warfare (ASuW) weapons and sensors to … 1.8K likes. HMCS Winnipeg Family Network When you join the Family Network for HMCS Winnipeg, you’ll receive important email updates on a deployment, information on social activities and get the opportunity to connect with others going through the same experience. They carried a maximum of 660 long tons (671 t) of fuel oil that gave them a range of 5,000 nautical miles (9,300 km; 5,800 mi) at 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph). On 01 Apr 1997, she replaced Fredericton in SNFL, with which she served four months. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Victoriaville (A/Lt.Cdr. HMCS Winnipeg was an Algerine-class minesweeper that served in the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War. 49 were here. December 15, 2020 – A sailor went missing on Monday, December 14, 2020, while deployed on HMCS Winnipeg. Risk Rating for HMCS WINNIPEG No risk assessment yet Request a Risk Rating Report. I dati sono solo per scopi informativi e VesselFinder non è responsabile per l'accuratezza e l'affidabilità dei dati di HMCS WINNIPEG. Friday following the tragic death of Canadian Armed Forces member Master Sailor Duane Earle. The ships' complement consisted of 85 officers and ratings. The report will be sent to your email address within 12 hours after your payment has been completed. G.K. Fox, RCNVR). Sample … Used primarily as a convoy escort, the vessel served in the Battle of the Atlantic. She served with the Belgian Navy until 1966. It was returning from a five-month deployment in the Asia-Pacific region when Earle disappeared. She was floated up on December 5, 1993, and delivered to the Navy on October 11, 1994. Please note that we're still working on this section. This section includes over 21.000 Allied Warships and over 11.000 Allied Commanders of WWII, from the US Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, The Polish Navy and others. Courtesy of Chris Skilling The vessel HMCS WINNIPEG ( MMSI 316147000) is a Unknown and currently sailing under the flag of Canada. Order Current Risk Rating Report. HMCS Winnipeg delivered robust capabilities working with our partner navies to strengthen international partnerships and stability in the Asia-Pacific region. , The Algerine class was armed with a QF 4 in (102 mm) Mk V anti-aircraft gun and four twin-gun mounts for Oerlikon 20 mm cannon. , After lying in reserve for ten years, Winnipeg was brought back to the east coast in 1956. L.A. Hickey, RCNR) and HMCS Winnipeg (T/A/Lt.Cdr. The latter guns were in short supply when the first ships were being completed and they often got a proportion of single mounts. Sajjan offered his condolences to the family.  As Senior Officer Ship, the commander of the escort would be aboard her during convoy missions. Canada's navy warship HMCS Winnipeg sits dockside in Vancouver in June 2014. HMCS Winnipeg’s CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopter is on the flight deck as the flight crew prepares to take off. It’s just another day for the air detachment, charged with ensuring Winnipeg’s Cyclone is ready for the task at hand. “Action Stations, Action Stations! In 1996 she took part in RIMPAC 96 off Hawaii. Transferred to Belgium on 7 August 1959 and served as A.F. Winnipeg's naval reserve made its greatest contribution during the Second World War, recruiting a total of 297 officers and 7,567 men, as well as the second-largest contingent of WRCNS (Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service) in the country.