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RCMP complete capsized vessel training

RCMP complete capsized vessel training

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer  —  Nothing sounds as refreshing as spending the only snowy day on Vancouver Island trapped inside a capsized boat in the cold waters of Esquimalt Harbour.   Luckily for a team of 20 Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) members, the situation was not a real-life emergency but part of training scenario. The […]

L–R: Commander Coates, Commodore Mazur, and Commander Bergmann signing papers at the Change of Command ceremony held at the Wardroom at Canadan Forces Base Esquimalt on Feb. 7. Photo: Corporal Tristan Walach, MARPAC Imaging Services.

Trading Places: RCN ships complete hull swap

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — A recent Change of Command ceremony in Esquimalt saw two Halifax-class frigates swap not only their captains but also a majority of their crews. The Feb. 7 ceremony at the Wardroom saw a rare hull swap between the two vessels when Commander (Cdr) Meghan Coates relinquished her command of HMCS Vancouver and immediately assumed […]

Lookout Newspaper, Feb 19, 2024

Volume 69, Issue 7, February 19, 2024

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