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<strong>Les sous-mariniers : sournois, injuste, et et sacrément peu anglais ?</strong>

Les sous-mariniers : sournois, injuste, et et sacrément peu anglais ?

Joli rouge” : c’est ainsi que les Français désignaient le drapeau que les pirates brandissaient lorsqu’ils ne voulaient pas faire de prisonniers. Le drapeau rouge uni a été remanié à plusieurs reprises au cours du XVIIIe siècle, jusqu’à ce qu’il devienne le standard que nous connaissons aujourd’hui sous le nom anglicisé de “Jolly Roger”.

<strong>Submariners: underhanded, unfair, and damned un-English?</strong>

Submariners: underhanded, unfair, and damned un-English?

Few know the longstanding link between the submarine community and the Jolly Roger. As with most Royal Canadian Navy traditions, this one traces its origin to the British, more precisely, to comments made by the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Arthur Wilson. He referred to the advent of submarine warfare as ‘underhanded, unfair, and damned un-English’ and argued that enemy submariners should be hanged as pirates upon capture.

<strong>HMCS Corner Brook visits namesake city</strong>

HMCS Corner Brook visits namesake city

The Captain, Coxswain and three other members of HMC Submarine Corner Brook commemorated the 20th anniversary of the submarine’s commissioning by visiting the namesake city June 25-29.

Le NCSM Corner Brook visite sa ville éponyme

Le NCSM Corner Brook visite sa ville éponyme

Le capitaine, le capitaine d’armes et trois autres membres du NCSM Submarine Corner Brook ont commémoré le 20e anniversaire de la mise en service du sous-marin en visitant la ville éponyme du 25 au 29 juin.

<strong>Like cream </strong>rising to the surface!

Like cream rising to the surface!

Members of HMCS Corner Brook conducted the first West Coast submarine escape refresher training at the Naden Athletic Centre pool on July 12.

<strong>Esquimalt Submariner hailed for leadership excellence</strong>

Esquimalt Submariner hailed for leadership excellence

Chief Petty Officer Second Class (CPO2) Michael ‘Rob’ Tibbetts, HMCS Corner Brook Coxswain, is the proud recipient of this year’s Vice-Admiral Mark Norman Leadership Award of the Royal Canadian Navy Benevolent Fund (RCNBF).