|HMCS Chaudiere (DDE 235)|
|Builder:||Halifax Shipyards Ltd., Halifax|
|Laid down:||30 July 1953|
|Launched:||13 November 1957|
|Commissioned:||14 November 1959|
|Decommissioned:||23 May 1974|
|Atlantic 1944, Normandy 1944, Biscay 1944|
|Fate:||Placed in Category "C" reserve in 1974. Used as parts hulk 1988-1989 for HMCS Kootenay (DDE 258). Sunk as artificial reef off British Columbia in 1992.|
|Class & type:||Restigouche-class destroyer|
|Displacement:||2800 t (deep load)|
|Length:||366 ft (111.6 m)|
|Beam:||42 ft (12.8 m)|
|Draught:||14 ft (4.3 m)|
|Propulsion:||2-shaft English-Electric geared steam turbines, 2 Babcock and Wilcox boilers 30,000 shp|
|Speed:||28 knots (51.9 km/h)|
|Range:||4,750 nautical miles (8,797.0 km) at 14 knots (25.9 km/h)|
|Sensors and |
|Electronic warfare |
Chaudiere was the second vessel in her class and is the second Canadian naval unit to bear this name.
Chaudiere was not selected for the Improved Restigouche (IRE) or Destroyer Life Extension (DELEX) programs and was instead decommissioned from active service in the CF on 23 May 1974.
She was sunk as an artificial reef in Sechelt Inlet, British Columbia in 1992.
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