News Photo

Photo: submitted
News Photo

STV Tuna: End of an era

The Royal Canadian Navy purchased two identical, offshore capable, 36-foot yachts in 1985. For the last 30+ years, one of these vessels, STV Tuna, was homeported in Halifax, Nova Scotia, while the other, STV Goldcrest, was homeported in Esquimalt, British Columbia.  Recently, the navy decided to station both Sail Training […]

Photo Credit: Ordinary Seaman (OS) John Iglesias
Formation Imaging Services
News Photo

Theatre Honours for FDU(A)

Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) was presented with its first Theatre Honours recently in recognition of the unit’s operations during the Afghanistan conflict. Theatre Honours are a type of Battle Honour, and are awarded to publicly recognize a Canadian Armed Forces unit for successful participation in a theatre of armed conflict. […]

Photo: MARLANT PA
News Photo

Asterix arrives in Halifax

MV Asterix arrived in Halifax on December 27. The former commercial container ship has been converted by Davie Shipbuilding’s Project Resolve  to serve as the interim Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment for the Royal Canadian Navy. Asterix will sail with a mixed crew of civilian mariners and RCN sailors, providing capabilities such as […]

Spending Christmas at sea
News Photo

Spending Christmas at sea

LS Spencer Baldwin, left, and LS Brittany Cole help decorate the Master Seamen and Below Mess for Christmas aboard HMCS Charlottetown. The ship spent the holiday season deployed in the Mediterranean as part of Operation REASSURANCE, but were still able to get in the spirit with decorations, Christmas movies, egg nog, […]

Photo: submitted
News Photo

Bowling for NDWCC

Trinity`s executive, various HODs and unit members participated in a fundraising bowling competition recently in support of this year’s NDWCC campaign.  LS Mark Giffin won with an impressive score of 426. That afternoon of fun raised $60 for NDWCC, which was added to the over $19,000 that Trinity has raised […]