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HMCS Algonquin Pays off

HMCS Algonguin Paid Off

Dressed in their black ceremonial uniforms, the last crew of HMCS Algonquin lined the rails of the ship for a final salute as it was paid off after 41 years of distinguished service. During the ceremony in HMC Dockyard last Thursday were stirring tributes and even a few tears. “Algonquin was such an important part […]

Ships pay off

Ships pay off

On Sept.19, 2014, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), announced the retirement of four ships that had reached the end of their operational lives: Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Protecteur, Preserver, Iroquois and Algonquin. Each ship has a slightly different story, but the common thread is that all four ships have served […]