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HMCS PORTE QUEBEC (185)

HMCS PORTE QUEBEC

The History of the PORTE QUEBEC

Built in the 1950s, the Porte Class were designed specifically to operate the gates in anti-submarine booms. Later they were used primarily as peacetime training vessels for Naval Reserve personnel.



The Gate Class were named for gates that exist in the French fortifications of Quebec City and Louisburg.



Porte Quebec was based in Esquimalt BC.

PORTE QUEBEC Statistical Data

  • Pendant: 185
  • Type: GATE
  • Class: PORTE
  • Displacement: 429 tonnes
  • Length: 125.5 ft
  • Width: 26.33 ft
  • Draught: 13 ft
  • Speed: 11 kts
  • Compliment: 3 Officers and 20 Crew
  • Arms: 1 - 40 mm
  • Builder: Burrard D.D. Co., Vancouver
  • Keel Laid: 15-Feb-51
  • Date Launched: 28-Aug-51
  • Date Commissioned: 19-Sep-52
  • Paid off: 01-Dec-96

Remarks

40 mm removed and vessel later used as training vessel. Refits increased bunking capacity to 47.

Keywords: HMCS PORTE QUEBEC, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship PORTE QUEBEC, Canadian Navy Ship, GATE, PORTE Class

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