HMCS Montreal gets new CO after busy X-Ship period By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The crew of HMCS Montreal have accomplished a lot since Cdr Chris Sherban took command of the ship about 18 months ago. They’ve tested innovative ideas as the Navy’s X-Ship, sailed to the Arctic on Op […]
The Sailor of the Quarter presentation for Q4 2017 was made at HMCS Scotian on January 9 just prior to the HMCS Montreal Change of Command. MS Jeffery Miller, an NSI Op aboard Montreal, was credited not only for high expertise in his trade during NATO exercises in Europe, but […]
Christmas at Whidbey Island By LCdr Graham Collins, CanDet Comd NOPFWI On Thursday December 14, the RCN members posted to the Naval Ocean Processing Facility Whidbey Island had their annual Christmas lunch at the Elks Lodge in Oak Harbor. Prior to the festivities, we took the opportunity to promote LS […]
HMCS Charlottetown returned home to HMC Dockyard in Halifax on January 19, wrapping up a successful six-month deployment overseas on Op REASSURANCE, supporting NATO operations in the Baltic and Mediterranean.
Navy couple shares family, command of same ship By Darlene Blakeley, Senior Editor and Writer, Navy PA They have made history as a navy couple commanding the same warship, but to Lieutenant-Commanders Chris and Victoria Devita, balancing their busy careers in the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) with a happy family […]
MV Asterix, the Royal Canadian Navy’s new interim supply ship, conducts its first fuel transfer with HMCS Toronto during sea trials off the coast of Halifax on January 15.
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 […]
Newly created senior appointments to assist with RCN transformation By Darlene Blakeley, Senior Editor and Writer, Navy PA The substantial experience and perspective of two Chief Petty Officers 1st Class recently appointed to newly created senior positions will assist in the continuing transformation of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) as […]
Military community remembers Sgt (Ret’d) Rob Sneath, a CAF hockey icon By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff “He should have played in the NHL.” That’s the phrase that gets repeated most often as Wally Bukowski talks about his colleague and close friend Sgt (Ret’d) Rob Sneath, who many regard as the […]
Crewmembers from HMCS Moncton and members of the United States Coast Guard compete during a friendly push-up challenge during Operation CARIBBE on December 3, 2017.