Arctic offshore patrol ship HMCS William Hall (AOPV 433)

Arctic offshore patrol ship HMCS William Hall (AOPV 433) 0

Classification

Type:
IACS polar class:
PC 5

Basic information

Namesake:
William Hall
Country of build:
Builder:
Laid down:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
6,615 t
Length:
103.6 m
Beam:
19 m

Machine

Propulsion system:
Propulsion:
  • 4 * 3.6 MW (4,800 hp) generators
  • 2 shafts
  • 2 * 4.5 MW (6,000 hp)
Speed:
17 knots
Range:
6,800 nmi (12,600 km; 7,800 mi)

Personnel

Complement:
65
Total capacity:
85

Combat assets

Cargo capacity:
  • Vehicle bay can hold pickup trucks, ATVs and snowmobiles
Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * Rosborough Rough Water 8.5m Multi-Role Rescue Boats
  • 1 * ABCO Industries 12m landing craft
Electronics:
  • SATCOM (Link 16)
  • Multichannel VHF/HF Radio
  • Anti-missile detect systems
  • OSI Maritme Systems
  • Integrated Bridge Navigational System
  • SAGEM Damage/Machinery Control Systems
Armament:
  • 1 * BAE Mk 38 25 mm (0.98 in) gun
  • 2 * M2 Browning machine gun
Aircraft:
  • Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone or other helicopters/CU-176 Gargoyle UAV
  • Hangar and flight deck

William Hall (AOPV 433). will be the fourth Harry DeWolf-class offshore patrol vessel for the Royal Canadian Navy. The class was derived from the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship project as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy and is primarily designed for the patrol and support of Canada's Arctic regions. Named after Quartermaster William Nelson Edward Hall, who was the first African Canadian to receive the Victoria Cross. He received the medal for his actions in the 1857 Siege of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion.

The keel for William Hall was laid on 17 February 2021.

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