HMCS Athabaskan

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Several Canadian naval ships have been named HMCS Athabaskan. All named for the Athabaskan people and destroyers. First ship was British built, the other two in Canada.

Battle Honours

  • Arctic, 1943-44 - blockade patrols in North Atlantic
  • English Channel, 1944 - Operation Hostile and Operation Tunnel
  • Korea, 1950-53 - 3 tours by providing naval gunfire support operations off the Korean coastline[1]
  • Gulf and Kuwait


External links[edit]

Directorate of History and Heritage - HMCS Athabaskan