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  • 26 March 2014

    Canadian Ship (HMCS) Glace Bay recovered 97 bales of cocaine during a patrol in the Caribbean Basin, as part of Operation CARIBBE, on March 15, 2014.   HMCS Glace Bay, in cooperation with her embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (USCG LEDET), identified a suspect fishing vessel while patrolling the Caribbean Sea. The USCG […]

  • 17 April 2014

    Royal Canadian navy ships HMCS Glace Bay and HMCS Kingston returned to the port of Halifax, Nova Scotia yesterday.   The ships, which are both Kingston-class vessels, successfully completed their six-week deployment on Operation CARIBBE. During the operation they conducted joint operations and supported multiple patrol aircraft sorties resulting in the disruption of about three […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Royal Canadian Navy has completed performance trials of the GeoSpectrum Technologies-developed towed reelable active passive sonar (TRAPS) on board the HMCS Glace Bay. The tests aboard the Kingston-class vessel were the final assessment of the system, according to the company. GeoSpectrum revealed that the sonar met predicted ranges in target detection, in both passive […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian (HMC) Ships Glace Bay and Kingston departed Halifax on June 12 to conduct a seven-week period of coastal operations and training exercises until the end of July. As part of their deployment, these two Kingston-class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels, and the Naval Reservists who crew them, will visit various ports of call […]

  • 21 March 2014

    On March 15, a U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment aboard her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Glace Bay, assigned to Joint Interagency Task Force South, patrolling the Caribbean Sea, identified the King Gold, a Panamanian-flagged fishing vessel suspected of smuggling drugs. The LEDET boarded the vessel, but did not find contraband onboard.   The 70-foot […]

  • 1 June 2017

    Ships participating in the 2017 Fleet Week New York (FWNY) departed Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the Bronx, May 30, marking the end of this year’s event. In addition to five navy ships, Coast Guard cutters USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and HMCS Glace Bay (MM 701) also departed the area. Throughout the week-long event, nearly 3,700 sailors, […]

  • 19 December 2018

    Royal Canadian Navy vessels ranging from coastal defense vessels through frigates to replenishment oilers returned to their Atlantic and Pacific bases from operations in European, South American, and Asia-Pacific waters. Kingston-class coastal defense vessels HMCS Edmonton and Nanaimo returned to Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt on Canada’s Pacific coast while their sister ship HMCS Moncton returned […]

  • 24 May 2017

    Almost 4,000 thousand servicemen aboard twelve ships are ready to take part in the 2017 Fleet Week New York Parade of Ships in New York Harbor. Five U.S. Navy ships, four U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Yard Patrol boats (YPs), two U.S. Coast Guard cutters (USCGC), and one Royal Canadian Navy ship will be present for the opening ceremony […]

  • 25 May 2017

    Ships participating in the 2017 Fleet Week New York (FWNY) were saluted by the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hamilton during the official Parade of Ships kickoff, May 24. Amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) rendered a seven-gun salute with U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hamilton, with Fort Hamilton providing a 15-gun salute in return. “New […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US-hosted amphibious drill Bold Alligator will be joined by Mexican, Canadian and French Navy ships in addition to personnel from a number of other ally countries. Bold Alligator 2017 (BA17) started in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, on October 18 and will run through October 30 around Camp Lejeune and at-sea Atlantic ranges. Mexican Navy’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2014

    Her Majesty’s Canadian (HMC) Ships Kingston and Glace Bay recently completed a successful six-week deployment on Operation CARIBBE. The Kingston-class vessels will return home after a short port visit at Port Canaveral, Florida.   Over the last six weeks, the Royal Canadian Navy had four Kingston-class vessels deployed on Operation CARIBBE at the same time […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg is patroling in the Eastern Pacific as part of Operation CARIBBE 2015, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean. HMCS Winnipeg’s deployment marks the beginning of several naval and air deployments under Operation CARIBBE scheduled for 2015.The Canadian Armed Forces […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    As ships of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) arrive alongside after a demanding two week Task Group Exercise (TGEX) that involved members of the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) they can be assured their performance demonstrated that the RCN remains a ready response for Canada, at home or abroad.   From numerous manoeuvering serials, […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Five Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) warships and four Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) aircraft will participate alongside NATO allies in a multinational fleet exercise that is taking place off the Atlantic Coast beginning August 5, and continuing throughout the month.   “This is an exciting opportunity for participating members of the RCN to work with […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    In order to facilitate the fishermen engaged in coastal fishing, Naval Divers attached to the Eastern Naval Command placed buoys in the Back Bay in Trincomalee earmarking the area for their exclusive use. The bay, which had once been a hive of activity with traditional fishermen taking the lead, was non-operational for over three decades […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Navy and residents of the Orkney Isles are set to mark the centenary of the sinking of two destroyers off South Ronaldsay in a snowstorm on January 12 1918. Just one man survived when HMS Opal and Narborough ran aground when they were caught a snowstorm during a patrol. One hundred years to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 March 2016

    Royal Navy’s amphibious landing ship royal fleet auxiliary (RFA) Mounts Bay together with three border force cutters will join the NATO mission in the Aegean Sea that aims to reduce the flow of migrants from Turkey to Europe, the UK Prime Minister said ahead of an EU sumit. RFA Mounts Bay, supported by a Wildcat helicopter, is expected […]

  • 15 July 2019

    The UK is sending Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan to the Persian Gulf in the wake of an escalation of tensions in the region following the scrapping of the Iran nuclear deal and a spate of attacks on commercial tankers. HMS Duncan was operating in the Black Sea when the ship’s new tasking was announced. […]

  • 21 June 2016

    Two Royal Canadian Navy Kingston-class coastal defense vessels HMCS Kingston and Goose Bay departed Halifax, June 20 for a two-week tour of Canadian port cities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes. According to the Navy, HMCS Montréal is scheduled to join in the second half of this year’s Great Lakes Deployment in September 2016. Throughout the […]

  • 4 May 2015

    Royal Canadian Navy’s HMCS Iroquois officially concluded its service on Friday, May 1, in a paying-off ceremony at HMC Dockyard in Halifax, receiving a farewell salute from current and former sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen. Commissioned on July 29, 1972, Iroquois sailed with the RCN’s Atlantic fleet, conducting domestic and international security operations. Notably, the […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Royal Canadian Navy laid the keel for its second Harry DeWolf-class arctic and offshore patrol vessel, future HMCS Margaret Brooke, on May 29. The keel-laying ceremony took place at Halifax Shipyard and was marked by the placing of a coin onto the keel of the ship by Olivia Strowbridge, the first woman in a trade supervisory role at Halifax […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy warship HMS Argyll has paid a visit to Walvis Bay, Namibia, to enhance relations with the Namibian Navy and support British business interests. HMS Argyll’s port stop was the first to the country by a Royal Navy ship for eight years, the last being HMS Edinburgh, and it proved to be a real […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Training & Education

    This weekend has seen crowds of visitors pack the city of Liverpool to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic. Tens of thousands of people have enjoyed the first full day of Battle of the Atlantic 70th anniversary events in Liverpool. There were battles on the Mersey River, flypasts, field gun displays […]

  • 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 May 2014
    Training & Education

    HMS Somerset had an event filled visit to Muscat, Oman, midway through her six-month deployment to the Gulf.   Taking a well-earned break from her operational tasking HMS Somerset had a busy schedule supporting the British Embassy’s Queen’s Birthday Party celebrations, paying respects to fallen comrades and hosting both visitors and media on board. Sailors […]