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5 QUESTIONS: <strong>HMCS Winnipeg Bridge Watchkeeper</strong>

5 QUESTIONS: HMCS Winnipeg Bridge Watchkeeper

Sub-Lieutenant (SLt) Benjamin Miller is a Naval Warfare Officer by trade and a Bridge Watchkeeper of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) frigate HMCS Winnipeg. 

Veteran reservists conduct tours of HMCS Winnipeg and Calgary at the beginning of May. The groups were part of approximately 107 veterans participating in this year's University Naval Training Division Association Conference. Photo supplied

Veteran reservists refresh knowledge during base tour

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — A group that gathered on HMCS Winnipeg’s flight deck on the morning of May 10 eagerly discussed the embarked CH 148 Cyclone Helicopter. From afar, the gathering seemed like another guided tour of the Halifax-class frigate, yet, Sub-Lieutenant (SLt) Benjamin Miller, Winnipeg’s Naval Warfare Officer, said it was nuanced. “Because the visitors […]

HMCS Winnipeg Family Day

Onboard HMCS Winnipeg for Family Day

SLt Lyann Murdock-Finegold, HMCS Winnipeg — On Feb. 16, HMCS Winnipeg was honoured to welcome over 100 guests, family and friends onboard for Family Day to experience a day in our life at sea. The faces with the big round eyes of little ones and their keen interest made the day for Sub-Lieutenant (SLt) Benjamin Miller, the […]

Navy sailors with musical instruments

Winnipeg’s band raises morale during long deployment

MS Bevin Gordichuk, HMCS Winnipeg – “When musicians get together and combine their efforts to produce a single sound, it’s some of the most symbiotic team work one can imagine. If you want to observe team work that approaches perfection, check out a well-rehearsed band.” PO2 Pete Fraser, November 2015. HMCS Winnipeg’s cover band – […]

HMCS Winnipeg at sunset

Sunset rendezvous

HMCS Winnipeg approaches United States Naval Ship Laramie prior to conducting a Replenishment At Sea during Operation Reassurance in the Mediterranean Sea.

HMCS Winnipeg sailing

Working with allies

HMCS Winnipeg sails in formation with His Majesty’s Norwegian Ship Fridtjof Nansen and Portuguese flagship, NPR Don Francisco de Almeida during Officer of The Watch manoeuver training in the Mediterranean Sea during Operation Reassurance.

sailor using a pelorus

Taking a bearing

SLt Matt Baker takes and reports a bearing on the bridge wing of HMCS Winnipeg during Operation Reassurance.

Sixteen naval reservists deploy on board HMCS Winnipeg

Sixteen naval reservists deploy on board HMCS Winnipeg

Sixteen naval reservists from across Canada deployed on board HMCS Winnipeg June 15 to support Operation Reassurance, Canada’s contribution to NATO assurance measures in Europe. “Our reserve members are integrating seamlessly into the ship’s company,” says Commander Pascal Belhumeur, Commanding Officer of HMCS Winnipeg. “This deployment provides them with incredible exposure to unmatched training opportunities […]

Simulated Distress Call Exercise

Simulated Distress Call Exercise

Emergency teams from Spanish Navy Ship, ESPS BLAS DE LEZO and HMCS WINNIPEG respond to a simulated distress call from Portuguese Navy Ship, NRP DON FRANCISCO DE ALMEIDA during Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE

Asymmetric attack training

Asymmetric attack training

The CH-124 Sea King helicopter from HMCS WINNIPEG intercepts fast-in-shore attack craft in an asymmetric attack training scenario during Ex JOINT WARRIOR as part of Operation REASSURANCE.