Sunday, May 19, 2019

New skill badges recognize unique naval operations qualifications

The RCN is excited to recognize the professionalism and dedication of sailors who demonstrate leadership and a commitment to operational excellence by pursuing speciality...

Sailor Profile: Lt(N) Taylor Workman, Naval Warfare Officer

Lieutenant (Navy) (Lt(N)) Taylor Workman is Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina’s Navigating Officer and Senior Bridge Watchkeeper. The London, Ontario native is on...

My father Gavin Christie Clark served during the terrifying Battle of the Atlantic

Submitted by Kevin Charles Clark My father, Gavin Christie Clark, grew up in Toronto and was the oldest of four children. His father, Christie...

The threat from within: SS Caribou sunk during Battle of the St. Lawrence

Tremendous explosions shook houses and awakened the inhabitants of a small fishing village off the Gaspé Peninsula in Québec over the night of May...

Sailor profile: Lieutenant (Navy) Justin Sowley

By: Lt(N) Linda Coleman I first met Lieutenant (Navy) Justin Sowley in Halifax, NS. We were brought together as a Task Group to train...

HMCS St. John’s crews recognized for exceptional service

The Chief of the Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance recognized two crews of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) St. John’s on April 4 for...

Hockey Night in Oman

By Lt(N) Linda Coleman It was April 27, a Saturday night, when HMCS Regina was alongside in Muscat, Oman for a port visit during...

RCN and CANSOFCOM team up with Creative Destruction Lab to promote innovation and technology

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM) have partnered with the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL), founded at the...

Royal Canadian Navy ships conduct first-ever visit to Togo

Lieutenant(N) Jeff Lura On a beautiful Tuesday morning, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Kingston and Shawinigan came alongside in Lomé, the capital city of Togo....

Royal Canadian Navy strengthens interoperability with French Navy Carrier Strike Group

By: Lt(N) Linda Coleman On April 23, 2019 Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina conducted a cooperative deployment with French Task Force (TF) 473,...

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