Iroquois Class Destroyer Models

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Iroquois-class destroyers, also known as Tribal class,are a class of four helicopter-carrying, guided missile destroyers of the Royal Canadian Navy. Launched in the 1970s, they were originally fitted out for anti-submarine warfare, but a major upgrade programme in the 1990s overhauled them for area-wide anti-aircraft warfare. One was sunk in a live-fire exercise in 2007, two more were decommissioned in 2015 leaving one active ship in the class. The ships are named to honour the First Nations of Canada.


 Pennant NumberBuilderLaid downLaunchedCommissionedFate
IroquoisDDG 280Marine Industries, Sorel, QC15 January 196928 November 197029 July 1972Awaiting disposal
HuronDDG 281Davie Shipbuilding, Lauzon, QC1 June 19699 April 197116 December 1972Sunk in live fire exercise off Vancouver Island, 14 May 2007
AthabaskanDDG 28227 November 197030 September 1972Active in service
AlgonquinDDG 2831 September 196923 April 19713 November 1973Sold for scrapping, 27 November 2015 at Liverpool, Nova Scotia

Any service era or vessel configuration - We can build a model of them all - your pick.

We offer our Iriquois class Destroyer Models in several popular size/scale offerings for easy ordering and selection.  However, if you would like your model made in a size other than those sizes listed, please contact us with your request. Custom orders are our specialty!

Our Destroyer models are made-to-order, meaning that we do not stock any pre-made models.  Only when a customer tells us the size and/or scale desired do we build the model. Each model is exquisitely crafted by our master model builders and comes fully assembled with a solid hull - hand carved from kiln-dried mahogany.  Other parts are made from a variety of woods, putty, resin and metals. Every model includes  pedestals, a polished mahogany base board, and a name plate.  Options include keel block mounting, waterline models, ships seals and ribbons, and weathering paint schemes.

The model build time is generally 16-20 weeks from receipt of the order and deposit. The normal procedure is a 50% deposit with the commissioning, with the balance due prior to shipping.  Note that prior to shipping, we take a series of photos of the model and send them to you for final review and approval – so you know exactly what your model will look like and allow for any necessary modifications. Once you have approved your model, we’ll collect the final balance and she will be shipped in a robust shipping crate and insured for your protection.

We offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee: In the unlikely event you are not completely satisfied with your model and wish to return it, notify us within 7 days of the model delivery and we will issue a refund or exchange.

FREE SHIPPING in the USA - Note that our model prices include shipping and insurance within the USA.

Shipping costs outside the USA will depend on the model size ordered and shipping destination. You will be responsible for any applicable taxes or duties, based on the commercial invoice value for the model.

Add a museum-like touch to your model display - Consider our protective display case option. Keep fingers and dust away - forever!  Please visit our Display Case page to see our selection.

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