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HMCS GRILSE (2nd) (71)

HMCS GRILSE (2nd)

The History of the GRILSE (2nd)

USS Burrfish was borrowed from the USN and commissioned as HMCS Grilse on May 11, 1961. After she was paid off she was returned to the USN.

GRILSE (2nd) Statistical Data

  • Pendant: 71
  • Type: Submarine
  • Class: Balao
  • Displacement: 1,526/2391 tonnes
  • Length: 311.5 ft
  • Width: 27.2 ft
  • Draught: 16.8 ft
  • Speed: 10 Submerged/20 Surfaced kts
  • Compliment: 7 Officers and 72 Crew
  • Arms: 10-21" TT. (also 1 - 5" TT in original fit-out)
  • Builder: PORTSMOUTH NAVY YARD, PORTSMOUTH, NH
  • Keel Laid: 24-Feb-43
  • Date Launched: 18-Jun-43
  • Date Commissioned: 11-May-61
  • Paid off: 02-Oct-69

Remarks

Date Commissioned into RCN 11 May 61. Ex USS BURRFISH.

Keywords: HMCS GRILSE (2nd), Her Majesty's Canadian Ship GRILSE (2nd), Canadian Navy Ship, Submarine, Balao Class

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