|HMCS Iroquois (G89)|
|Laid down:||19 September 1940|
|Launched:||23 September 1941|
|Commissioned:||30 November 1942|
|Out of service:||22 February 1946|
|Notes:||Served from 1951 to 1962 with the designation DDE 217.|
|Class & type:||Tribal-class destroyer|
|Length:||377 ft (115 m)|
|Beam:||37.5 ft (11.4 m)|
|Draught:||11.2 ft (3.4 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 shafts, 3-Admiralty 3 drum type boilers, 2-Parsons geared steam turbines, 44,000 shp|
|Speed:||36 knots (67 km/h)|
Iroquois served off Korea during the Korean War, commanded by William Landymore.:1173 On 2 October 1952, the ship was hit by enemy shore batteries, killing 3 and wounding 10. These were the only RCN casualties in the war.
The ship's badge is described as: Blazon Or, the head of an Iroquois brave, couped at the base of the neck, properly coloured and wearing two eagle feathers in his hair and a gold ring pendant from the ear.
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- Milner, Marc. "Landymore, William Moss", in The Canadian Encyclopedia (Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1988), Volume 2
- "Historical Calendar – 1952". Land of the Morning Calm: Canadians in Korea 1950–1953. Veterans Affairs Canada. http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/korea/events/1952. Retrieved October 2, 2012.
- Brice, Martin H. (1971). The Tribals. London: Ian Allan. ISBN 0-7110-0245-2.
- English, John (2001). Afridi to Nizam: British Fleet Destroyers 1937–43. Gravesend, Kent: World Ship Society. ISBN 0-905617-95-0.
- Ship History
- Tribal Class at Haze Gray and Underway
- Directorate of History and Heritage - HMCS Iroquois
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