Haze Gray Photo Feature
A fine overhead view of Vancouver's starboard side.
This view shows the general layout of the ships, which is fairly typical
of many western frigates. The ship's medium-caliber gun is forward, with
vertical-launch missile tubes abreast the uptakes midships. The flight
deck and helo hangar are aft, with the standard US Phalanx CIWS atop the
A port side view of Vancouver with her namesake city in the
Her high bow and broad beam are evident, with both features making her
suited to the rough seas usually encountered in Canadian operating
areas. The frigates of this class have excellent seakeeping qualities.
A closer port side view of Vancouver.
Vancouver in a port broadside view.
The view from atop the bridge as Vancouver approaches her namesake
city. The officer at left is Sub Lt. Koshman, who was our
photographer's guide throughout the ship.
...as Vancouver approaches the pier....
...the corresponding view from ashore (on a different day)....
...and securely moored at the pier. She is seen alongside Canada
Place, where she was commissioned in 1993.
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