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  • 22 January 2018

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown arrived at its Halifax homeport on January 19, wrapping up a six-month deployment with NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1). HMCS Charlottetown joined SNMG1 in August 2017, sailing in the Baltic Sea, Northern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The two major exercises the frigate joined were the Baltic […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy’s frigate HMCS St. John’s officially became part of NATO’s standing maritime group two on January 11. The frigate is on her way to the Mediterranean Sea where she will represent Canada’s support to NATO assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe. HMCS St. John’s is replacing HMCS Charlottetown, which arrives in […]

  • 8 August 2017

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown left her homeport in Halifax and headed for Europe where she will join navy ships from several countries for a six-month deployment to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1. On her second deployment under the Canadian Navy’s operation Reassurance, HMCS Charlottetown replaces HMCS St. John’s, which arrived in her home […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate Charlottetown departed Halifax June 27 to replace HMCS Fredericton as the Royal Canadian Navy’s designated forward deployed ship. HMCS Fredericton has been employed on Operation REASSURANCE since January 2016 and is set to return home next week. HMCS Charlottetown completed the Halifax-Class Modernization/Frigate Life Extension program in June 2014. The program provided the […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown returned to her home port of Halifax on January 13, concluding a six-month deployment to Eastern and Central Europe. The frigate deployed within operation Reassurance which is Canada’s contribution to NATO efforts in the region. HMCS Charlottetown acted as command ship for Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2) Task Unit […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Peter MacKay, and the Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie), the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, joined families, friends and the Maritime Atlantic fleet in welcoming home HMCS Charlottetown as she returned to Halifax following a deployment that has lasted almost […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown, joined NATO’s standing maritime group 2 (SNMG2) on July 18 and will work and train in the Black Sea with vessels from several allied and partner nations until August 2, 2016. While operating in the Black Sea, the Halifax-class frigate will participate in two training exercises and conduct maritime situational awareness operations […]

  • 10 August 2016

    Some 20 sailors aboard the Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown were diagnosed with hand, foot and mouth disease during the ship’s Eastern European deployment. According to the Canadian news site The Star, a military spokesperson confirmed the soldiers were treated to ease the symptoms of the disease. Upon the frigate’s return from Black Sea, sailors spent a weekend […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown, currently part of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2, recently conducted a cooperative boarding on the Togolese flag merchant vessel (MV) Byblos as part of NATO’s counter-terrorism Operation Active Endeavour. HMCS Charlottetown (FFH 339) conducted this cooperative boarding for cargo and documentation verification during its operations in international waters of the Mediterranean. The […]

  • 17 July 2017

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS St. John’s concluded her six-month deployment to operation Reassurance supporting NATO assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe. While deployed, HMCS St. John’s conducted operations and took part in multi-national exercises with NATO Allies and partner states. HMCS St. John’s will be replaced on Op Reassurance by HMCS […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown departed her homeport of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on July 2nd to conduct a port visit in her namesake city of Charlottetown, PEI, from July 3rd to 6th. Namesake city visits allow Royal Canadian Navy ships and their sailors to visit with Canadians and to deepen their relationship with their […]

  • 22 March 2011

      Canadian warship HMCS Charlottetown is patrolling the waters north of Libya, as UN-backed airstrikes continue… (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, March 22, 2011

  • 5 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The Operations Room is the nerve centre of a ship. With radar, sonar and communications equipment covering the full range of electronic and electro-magnetic detection and analysis, the Ops Room staff track the activity of vessels and aircraft in the ship’s area of responsibility. In action, they are responsible for fire control – directing and […]

  • 2 September 2011

      Defence Minister Peter MacKay, friends and family gathered at Halifax’s waterfront Friday morning to welcome HMCS Charlottetown back to Cana… (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, September 2, 2011;

  • 24 November 2011

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, today announced that Royal Canadian Navy ships will maintain a presence in the Mediterranean Sea until the end of 2012 in order to join Operation Active Endeavour, the NATO counter-terrorism effort in the region. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Vancouver, originally deployed as part of Operation Unified […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown hosted a team of Canadian and Danish boarding parties for a training exercise. Royal Danish Navy’s boarding team from Her Danish Majesty’s Ship (HDMS) Niels Juel joined the Canadian frigate in the Baltic Sea where she is currently part of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) Royal Canadian Navy […]

  • 3 June 2011

      Forces loyal to Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi fired a dozen rockets at a Canadian warship earlier this week in what the government is dismiss… (canadianpress) [mappress] Source: canadianpress, June 3, 2011;

  • 17 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate HMCS St. John’s departed Naval Station Halifax on January 16 to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group 1. The bad weather delayed the frigate’s departure by two hours, but the crew are now en route to Europe where they will represent the Canadian contribution to NATO operations in Central and Eastern […]

  • 22 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Five Sailors from aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) visited Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown (FFG 339) for a scheduled cross-training event, July 11. The event, which followed a visit by Charlottetown Sailors to Enterprise in May, promoted improving communication, interoperability and partnership between navies with a shared goal of providing maritime security. “We […]

  • 16 May 2011

      The crew of a Canadian warship that returned fire after being shot at by Libyan forces was calm during the incident, the commander of the fr… (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, May 16, 2011;

  • 5 July 2012
    Training & Education

    HMCS Regina departed Esquimalt, B.C., July 3, 2012 for the Arabian Sea region. Regina will replace HMCS Charlottetown on Operation Artemis, Canada’s contribution to Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) to conduct maritime security operations in the Arabian Sea region. “HMCS Regina’s deployment to the Arabian Sea demonstrates the steadfast commitment of Canada to international […]

  • 30 June 2011

      Military personnel from CFB Esquimalt are preparing to head to a Libyan war zone aboard HMCS Vancouver… (bclocalnews) [mappress] Source: bclocalnews, June  30, 2011;

  • 2 August 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Navy Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) participated in a series of training exercises with Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown (FFH 339), July 27. The exercise included a short term crew exchange which sent Nitze Sailors to Charlottetown while Nitze hosted Charlottetown Sailors. The exercise offered a glimpse into the operations […]

  • 18 August 2017

    The Finnish Navy chief will be hosting the commander of Allied Maritime Command and ships from NATO Standing Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) in Helsinki next week. On August 24, Finnish Navy Vice Admiral Veijo Taipalus will welcome MARCOM commander Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone for an official visit to Finland. One day later, ships from SNMG1 […]

  • 13 May 2011

      Sailors aboard a Canadian warship helped thwart an attack by Libyan forces in the port of Misrata, according to NATO, firing back after comi… (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, May 13, 2011;

  • 21 May 2012

    Sailors from HMCS Charlottetown provided medical assistance to a local fisherman in the Gulf of Aden May 16. The Canadian ship routinely hails vessels as part of its tasks while operating with Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150). CTF 150’s mission is to promote maritime security in order to counter terrorist acts and related illegal […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The frigate was overhauled at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax shipyard.

  • 5 January 2017

    Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate HMCS St. John’s left her homeport on Wednesday and headed for the Mediterranean Sea where it will join NATO’s standing maritime group 2. Departing from the naval base in Halifax, St. John’s set sail for the operation Reassurance to replace sister ship HMCS Charlottetown which has been serving with SNMG 2 […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin, the U.S.-based defense technology company, announced December 22 that its Halifax Class Modernization project for the Royal Canadian Navy has achieved several program milestones. The HCM project achieved First Article Acceptance – formal recognition that Lockheed Martin Canada’s combat system design meets the Navy’s performance requirements. First article acceptance was preceded by a […]