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Terra Nova-class Fast Sealift Ship

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The Terra Nova-class Fast Sealift Ships were a class of military cargo ship based on the American Algol-class used in the Canadian Forces Maritime Command in the 21st century. The vessels could carry as designed up to 750 vehicles and 300 TEU of containers, as well as being fitted with a massive desalinization unit to supply fresh water to others, and accomodation for up to 420 people.

Specifications[edit]

  • Type: Fast Sealift Ship (Hull designation symbol LKA)
  • Service Period: 2004-
  • Characteristics
    • Length: 976.2 feet (276.55 meters)
    • Beam: 106 feet (32.31 meters)
    • Draft: 37 feet (11.28 meters)
    • Displacement: 62,500 tons
  • Crew: 80
  • Power: 162,000 shp
  • Propulson: 4 x General Electric LM2500+ gas turbines, 2 shafts
  • Range: 22,200 nautical miles (41,114.4 km)
  • Speed: 33.5 knots (62.04 km/hr)
  • Sensor Suite
    • AN/SPS-49 air search radar
    • AN/SPS-73 surface search radar
  • Armament
    • 2 x 20mm Vulcan Phalanx CIWS

Unit Run[edit]

Canada[edit]

  • HMCS Terra Nova (LKA-03)
  • HMCS Laurentian (LKA-06)
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