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HMCS THUNDER (3rd) (161)

HMCS THUNDER (3rd)

The History of the THUNDER (3rd)

Built by the Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co., she was commissioned on 3 October 1957, and served as a member of the Training Group Pacific until paid off on 22 August 1997.

THUNDER (3rd) Statistical Data

  • Pendant: 161
  • 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: 01-Sep-55
  • Date Launched: 27-Oct-56
  • Date Commissioned: 03-Oct-57
  • Paid off:

Remarks

40 MM LATER REMOVED AS VESSEL SWITCHED ROLES TO TRAINING PLATFORM.

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

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