Two Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) ships will visit communities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes this summer as part of the annual Great Lakes Deployment.
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Moncton and Oriole are this year’s ambassadors for the annual event which connects Canadians to their Navy. The HMCS Oriole visited Hamilton earlier in July, and the HMCS Moncton will be in Hamilton from July 22-25.
Crewed by both Regular and Reserve Force sailors, HMCS Moncton is a Kingston-class maritime coastal defence vessel – a multi-role minor war vessels with a primary mission of coastal surveillance and patrol, including general naval operations and exercises, search and rescue, law enforcement, resource protection and fisheries patrols.
- Arriving in Hamilton Harbour July 22nd at 1400h
- Open for tours July 23 and 24 0900-1200h and 1300 – 1600h
- Departing Hamilton at 1000 on July 25th