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  • 16 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Builders, architects, sailors and dignitaries joined by Canadian Minister Poilievre and Rear-Admiral Lloyd, on Friday gathered at Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Carleton to lay the ceremonial keel of the new building for the Naval Reserve Division in Ottawa. During the ceremony, a cylinder was placed in the “quarter deck” of the stone frigate. A […]

  • 22 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt on Its Way to Portsmouth More than 5,000 American sailors are heading for Portsmouth on board the giant aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt. USS Curtis Wilbur Ends Sea Trials After EDSRA The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) completed the sea trials, after conducting a DDG midlife overhaul extended […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) teamed with the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) to host a two-day Experimental Ship (X-Ship) industry day at Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Carleton, a local Naval Reserve Division. As announced in March of 2016, the RCN designated HMCS Montréal as its X-Ship, a role it will hold for the next […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Training & Education

    On the evening of 28 February/1 March 1942, two proud ships fought together against overwhelming odds by facing the Japanese Western Java Invasion Convoy in the midst of the Sunda Strait. HMAS Perth (I) and USS Houston were both torpedoed and sank within 30 minutes of the other, consigning almost a thousand US and Australian sailors […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMS Ceres, Leeds’ first Royal Naval Reserve Unit has been formally commissioned by The Princess Royal at a dedication ceremony February 6. Ceres has existed in various forms as a naval establishment in Yorkshire over the past 70 years and, until last year, was a satellite unit of HMS Calliope on Tyneside. Now it’s a […]

  • 28 August 2015

    The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) deployed four ships to Arctic waters this summer, continuing the RCN’s presence in the Canadian Arctic. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Nanaimo and Saskatoon departed from Esquimalt, B.C., on August 4, 2015, to join Operation NANOOK. HMC Ships Nanaimo and Saskatoon deployed to the Western Arctic for seven weeks, participating […]

  • 24 June 2016

    Royal Canadian Navy Vice-Admiral Mark Norman was “rowed ashore” by senior naval officers as he relinquished command of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) on June 23, at Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Carleton, home of Ottawa’s Naval Reserve Division, along the shore of Dow’s Lake. In a 27-foot whaler borrowed from Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps […]

  • 8 April 2014

    Canadian Navy ships HMCS Nanaimo and Whitehorse returned yesterday (April 7) from a 5-week successful deployment on Operation CARIBBE. They were part of the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) participation in the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational organized crime in the Caribbean basin and the eastern Pacific Ocean.   HMC Ships Nanaimo and Whitehorse […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Submarine (HMCS) Windsor was undocked on October 8 from the Syncrolift at HMC Dockyard in Halifax, after a generator was successfully replaced, scheduled maintenance was performed and a major upgrade to the submarine’s main bow sonar system was installed. On March 31, 2014, HMCS Windsor underwent a docking period for maintenance and […]

  • 25 May 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    More Ukrainian Ships Pull Out from Crimea The evacuation operation of the Ukrainian Navy ships from the Crimea region resumes as more ships redeploy to other naval bases.   Yesterday, May 20th saw the departure of several ships and vessels under the agreed arrangements of the Joint Commission of the Representatives of the Ukrainian and […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Kingston and Glace Bay departed Halifax earlier this week for the Caribbean Sea to support Operation CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational criminal organizations in the Americas and Caribbean.   Massachusetts photographer Gene Harriman captured these beautiful shots of HMCS Glace Bay passing through […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Canadian Navy coastal defence vessels, Edmonton and Saskatoon departed Esquimalt, Canada on February 12 to participate in Operation Caribbe 2016. HMC Ships Edmonton and Saskatoon are the second pair of several Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) ships that will participate on Operation Caribbe 2016. Before them, HMCS Moncton and HMCS Summerside headed for Op Caribbe on January 27. […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg arrived in Mumbai, India, for a five-day visit on May 13. Her Majesty’s Canadian (HMC) ships Winnipeg and Ottawa are in the Indo -Pacific region for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Poseidon Cutlass 17 deployment. Poseidon Cutlass 17 includes exercises with regional partner navies at sea, as well as in key […]

  • 12 March 2014

    Canadian ships HMCS Kingston and Glace Bay have joined HMC ships Nanaimo and Whitehorse and a CP-140 Aurora aircraft detachment on Operation CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the Americas and Caribbean.   The concurrent deployment of four ships and an aircraft detachment marks a first in Canadian Armed Forces […]

  • 17 May 2011
    Training & Education

      Arleigh Burke-class, guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) arrived in Singapore for a port visit May 16. While in Singapore, McCampbell will be participating in the International Maritime Defense Exhibition (IMDEX) Asia 2011, a maritime defense trade show with more than a dozen navies in attendance. “IMDEX Asia is more than just a trade […]

  • 7 January 2014

    Canadian Ship HMCS Regina departed Esquimalt on Monday, January 6th to join Operation ARTEMIS. Operation ARTEMIS represents Canadian participation in maritime security and counter-terrorism operations in the Arabian Sea, which demonstrates the country’s solidarity with its allies in working together to ensure peace and security of the greater Middle East region. The ship will replace […]

  • 1 December 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Commanding Officer of USS Jefferson City Relieved NAVAL BASE POINT LOMA, Calif. – Cmdr. John Croghan relieved Cmdr. Brien Dickson as Commanding Officer of USS Jefferson City (SSN 759) during a pier side ceremony on Naval Base Point Loma Nov. 22. Capt. Thomas Ishee, Commander, Submarine Squadron 11, was the guest speaker at the ceremony. […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Industry news

    The Canadian Navy submarine HMCS Chicoutimi will return to the fleet almost a decade after a major fire onboard the ship, as reported by CBC news. The HMCS Chicoutimi was initially a Royal Navy submarine, known as HMS Upholder, which Canada bought in 1998 with three more submarines as part of a USD 247 million […]

  • 7 January 2015

    The Royal Canadian Navy frigate, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton arrived yesterday in Lisbon, Portugal to join Standing NATO Maritime Forces as part of Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s contribution to NATO-led assurance measures that promote security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe. HMCS Fredericton is the first modernized high-readiness frigate to deploy overseas in support […]

  • 9 February 2011

    HMCS Winnipeg departed Esquimalt Harbour last Thursday with HMC Ships Protecteur and Vancouver for Hawaii to participate in a United States… [mappress] Source: lookoutnewspaper, February 9, 2011;

  • 23 May 2014
    Training & Education

    On March 14th 2014, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Iroquois recorded her fourth consecutive HAIDA trophy victory during a gunnery serial as part of a recent Task Group Exercise (TGEX) that also included HMCS Ville De Quebec and HMCS Preserver.   The HAIDA trophy is an award presented to the unit demonstrating the highest accuracy […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    An anchor, believed to have belonged to His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Niobe, has been unearthed at HMC Dockyard in Halifax. HMCS Niobe was the first Canadian warship to enter Canada’s territorial waters, on October 21, 1910, a landmark event in the beginnings of the Naval Service of Canada. Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Illustrious tops up her fuel tanks ready for her arrival in the Philippines. The Portsmouth based amphibious helicopter carrier met with Australian tanker HMAS Sirius in the South China Sea roughly halfway through the 1200 nautical mile journey between Singapore and the Philippines. HMS Illustrious had left Singapore the previous day after loading around […]

  • 28 January 2016

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Moncton and Summerside departed Halifax, Canada, January 27 to participate in Operation Caribbe 2016. Their participation in the operation will mark the start of Canada’s 10th year of contributions to Op Martillo- the multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean. HMC Ships Moncton and Summerside are […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMC Ships) Brandon and Yellowknife ended their participation in Operation Caribbe 2014 on Thursday, December 4, concluding Canada’s annual contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the eastern Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean. The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have conducted Operation Caribbe since November 2006 and remain committed to […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    HMCS Sackville, Canada’s oldest warship and the sole remaining Flower-class corvette, is set to undergo much needed reparations after a CAD$3.5 million contract was announced by the Canadian government this week. The funds are awarded to the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust for extensive repairs of the museum ship. Most of the repair work is expected to […]

  • 30 March 2016

    Royal Canadian Navy ships deployed to the international operation Caribbe, HMCS Summerside and Saskatoon, assisted in the seizure of almost 700 kg of cocaine while on patrol in the Caribbean Sea and the eastern Pacific Ocean. The Canadian Navy said the interception involving HMCS Summerside took place on March 7, 2016, in international waters off […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Canadian Navy’s hunter-killer submarine HMCS Windsor returned to Halifax December 17 after a three and a half month deployment to Western European waters. HMCS Windsor, along with HMC Ships Athabaskan, Halifax, Montréal, Goose Bay, and Summerside left Halifax in the early fall. The submarine is the last Canadian participant of the multinational exercises this fall to […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Canadian Navy said three of its vessels, together with the recently integrated Spanish replenishment ship SPS Patiño departed Halifax, Canada to conduct a Task Group exercise along the country’s eastern seaboard. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Athabaskan and Halifax, along with SPS Patiño, set sail yesterday and will join HMCS Charlottetown, which departed earlier in […]