The once great, former Royal Canadian Navy destroyer H.M.C.S. Fraser (DDH 233) alongside in the estuary of the Lahave River on June 4th., 2009, while her ultimate fate is eventually decided.. This ship was towed out of Bridgewater and taken by tugs to Halifax on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 and further to Ontario, in a following year, where it was broken up for salvage.
Carrier Strike Group 10 heads east. Clockwise from bottom left: HMCS Charlottetown (frigate), USS Hue City (guided-missile cruiser) USS Oscar Austin (guided missile destroyer) USS Harry S Truman (aircraft carrier), USS Carney (destroyer) and USS San Jacinto (guided missile cruiser).
HMCS BRANTFORD showing a significant buildup of ice. (Source Veteran Affairs Canada ) February Life for the 60 or so crew was very difficult, especially so when plying the Atlantic in winter, Ice become so thick it often threatened to capsize the ships
HMCS Moncton (MM 708) is a Kingston-class coastal defence vessel that has served in the Canadian Forces since 1998. She is the ninth ship of her class which is the name for the Maritime Coastal Defence Vessel Project, and the second vessel to use the designation HMCS Moncton.
This is how the former HMS Upholder, now HMCS Chicoutimi finally came to Canada. On her first try under power she had a fire that killed one Canadian sailor and injured numorous more. Her sister ships were sucessful in sailing under their own power. All required extensive retrofit once to Canada and took nearly a decade to reach operational status.