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HMCS CHALEUR (3rd) (144)

HMCS CHALEUR (3rd)

The History of the CHALEUR (3rd)

Chaleur was a Bay class minesweeper that served with the Royal Canadian Navy from June-September 1954 before being sold to France as La Dieppoise. The name Chaleur was chosen in honour of the service of Chaleur I and Chaleur II during World War II.

CHALEUR (3rd) Statistical Data

  • Pendant: 144
  • Type: Minesweeper
  • Class: Bay
  • Displacement: 390 tonnes
  • Length: 152 ft
  • Width: 28 ft
  • Draught: 8 ft
  • Speed: 16 kts
  • Compliment: 3 Officers and 35 Crew
  • Arms: 1 - 40MM
  • Builder: PORT ARTHUR SHIPBUILDING, PORT ARTHUR , ONT.
  • Keel Laid: 08-Jun-51
  • Date Launched: 21-Jun-52
  • Date Commissioned: 18-Jun-54
  • Paid off: 30-Sep-54

Remarks

TRANSFERRED TO THE FRENCH NAVY 30 SEP 54. RENAMED LA DIEPPOISE.

Keywords: HMCS CHALEUR (3rd), Her Majesty's Canadian Ship CHALEUR (3rd), Canadian Navy Ship, Minesweeper, Bay Class

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