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  • Members of FMF Cape Breton’s Surface Weapons Work Centre, Shop 162A, gather for a group photograph in front of the quick-firing 12-pounder gun located at Black Rock Naval Battery in HMC Dockyard. Photo: Peter Mallett/Lookout Newspaper

    FMF shops hit their mark for royal 21-gun salute

    Peter Mallett, Staff Writer  —  Perched atop a bluff at Black Rock Naval Battery, a nine-member gun crew of Naval Fleet School (Pacific) fired off the traditional 21-gun salute with expert precision. The thunderous roar echoed across the Esquimalt Harbour for Princess Anne’s visit last month. The five-pound blank casing shells detonated from the barrels of three Quick-Firing 12-pounder, 12 […]

  • Members of FMF Cape Breton’s Surface Weapons Work Centre, Shop 162A, gather for a group photograph in front of the quick-firing 12-pounder gun located at Black Rock Naval Battery in HMC Dockyard. Photo: Peter Mallett/Lookout Newspaper

    Les magasins de la FMF ont fait leur marque pour la salve royale de 21 coups de canon

    Peter Mallett, Rédacteur en chef — Perché au sommet d’une falaise de la batterie navale de Black Rock, un équipage de neuf canons de l’École navale (Pacifique) a tiré la traditionnelle salve de 21 coups de canon avec une précision d’expert. Le tonnerre a résonné dans le […]

  • Members of HMCS Calgary row ashore Commander Jeremy Samson (above), their outgoing Commanding Officer. Photos: Corporal Tristan Walach, MARPAC Imaging Services.

    HMCS Calgary’s Change of Command

    NCdt Shelby Andrews, HMCS Calgary  —  On May 13, the Officers and Crew of HMCS Calgary assembled in the Chief and Petty Officers’ Mess for the Change of Command ceremony, where Commodore (Cmdre) David Mazur presided over the transfer of Command from Commander (Cdr) Jeremy Samson, outgoing Commanding Officer (CO), to Cdr Matt Woodburn. Calgary’s outgoing and incoming COs have much in common as they […]

  • Members of HMCS Calgary row ashore Commander Jeremy Samson (above), their outgoing Commanding Officer. Photos: Corporal Tristan Walach, MARPAC Imaging Services.

    Passation de commandement du NCSM Calgary

    NCdt Shelby Andrews, NCSM Calgary  —  Le 13 mai, les officiers et l’équipage du NCSM Calgary se sont rassemblés au mess des chefs et des premiers maîtres pour la cérémonie de passation de commandement, au cours de laquelle le Commodore (Cmdre) David Mazur a présidé le transfert de commandement du Capitaine de frégate (Cdr) Jeremy Samson, […]

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