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  • 11 February 2014

    Canadian naval ships HMCS Nanaimo and HMCS Whitehorse left Esquimalt, British Columbia, yesterday setting sail for the Eastern Pacific Ocean to support Operation CARIBBE.   The deployment will pave the way for several naval deployments scheduled for 2014 in support of Canada’s role in Operation MARTILLO, a multinational effort undertaken by Western Hemisphere and European […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Authorities

    The crews of both Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Nanaimo and Whitehorse received the Operational Service Medal today for their recent participation in Operation CARIBBE, the Canadian Armed Forces’ continued commitment to combat illicit trafficking in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific.   During a ceremony held at CFB Esquimalt, more than 60 sailors were presented […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Nanaimo and Saskatoon left the shelter of Esquimalt Harbour on August 14, 2015 to work in the ice‑laden waters of the Arctic for six weeks. The two ships will make the 6,500‑km journey to Tuktoyaktuk in the Northwest Territories, where they will conduct surveillance and presence activities in the area […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard offloaded close to 12.4 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades, Florida, on December 7. The drugs were offloaded by the crew of the Coast Guard cutter Escanaba but are the result of several interdictions in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean between mid-October and late November. The drugs are worth an […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy’s HMCS Nanaimo completed a  successful deployment on Operation NANOOK, Canada’s largest annual Arctic sovereignty mission. Nanaimo made the 3875 nautical mile journey north from its home port of Esquimalt, BC to Nunavut and along the way became the first west coast ship to sail past the Arctic Circle since 1949. The ship […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After HMCS Whitehorse was ordered to end its participation in the U.S. Navy’s training exercise RIMPAC last week because of an alleged misconduct of its crew, the Royal Canadian Navy has opened another investigation into the incidents.   Commodore Bob Auchterlonie, commander of the Canadian Fleet Pacific, who is responsible for all ships in his fleet, has been assigned to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Training & Education

      The United States Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy completed a four-day, bi-lateral mine countermeasures exercise (MCMEX) off the coast of Southern California Oct. 20. “MCMEX was a great success which showcased real-world MCM mission readiness and helped forge closer relations with the Royal Canadian Navy,” said Capt. Steven A. Mucklow, MCMRON Three deputy […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard is set to offload over 21 tons of cocaine worth more than $721 million in San Diego on January 25. The narcotics were seized in 23 separate interdictions in the eastern Pacific Ocean by US and Canadian forces operating in international waters off the coast of Central and South America. Senior […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Whitehorse and Nanaimo returned to Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, B.C., after a deployment on Operation Caribbe. The combined efforts of Whitehorse and Nanaimo during this operation aided the United States Coast Guard (USCG) in the interception of more than 5,800 kg of cocaine, while providing a deterring presence in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 June 2013

    Three Kingston-class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels will be conducting coastal operations and training off the coast of British Columbia until end July. As part of their scheduled port visits, the three warships will also visit Prince Rupert, B.C. and participate in the 35th Annual Seafest from Jun 7-9.  “Crewed mainly by Naval Reservists, the Kingston-class […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 January 2016
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    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 1 100 sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen of the Canadian Armed Forces will participate in Trident Fury 13 off the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia from 3 to 19 May. Trident Fury is a biennial joint and bi-national naval exercise hosted by Maritime Forces Pacific and includes participation by the Royal […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Authorities

    Canadian Navy’s vessels are taking part in Operation CARIBBE 2015. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Nanaimo, Whitehorse, Glace Bay, and Shawinigan are on patrol, working with Western Hemisphere and European partners. Operation CARIBBE is Canada’s participation in the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational organized crime in the Caribbean basin and the eastern Pacific Ocean. The operation […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    More than 1 000 Canadian sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen will participate in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s premier combined and joint maritime exercise, from June 26 to August 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands.   Canadian participation underlines the strategic importance of the Asia-Pacific region, of increasing national interest in the […]

  • 25 May 2014
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    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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
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    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 […]