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HMCS ANTICOSTI 110

Former Oil Rig Logistics Support Vessel JEAN TIDE

HMCS Anticosti 110

 

Launched: 1973

Commissioned: 07 May 1989

Paid off: 21 Mar 2000

Fate: Unknown

 

Formerly named Jean Tide, she was converted at Marystown, Nfld in 1991. On 03 Sep 1991, she departed Halifax for a tour of the St. Lawrence and Great Lakes. On 18 Mar 1992, she sailed for Norfolk, Va., to take part in the MCM Exercise First Shield 1. She was fitted with astern refueling gear in 1995. She was among the ships taking part in the rescue efforts after the Swissair Flight 111 crash in St. Margaret's Bay in September 1998. On 25 Mar 1999, HMCS Glace Bay 701, HMCS Kingston 700 and HMCS Anticosti MSA110, departed Halifax for NATO exercise BLUE GAME 99 off Denmark. Anticosti made her first and only visit to Anticosti Island on 15 Sep 1999. She was paid off on 21 Mar 2000. In Jan 2002 she was sold to commercial interests.

 

Commanding Officers

Cdr D.A. Edmonds* - 07 May 1989  -  09 Oct 1990

LCdr D. Gagliardi - 09 Oct 1990 - 15 Dec 1990

Lt(N) R. Jean - 15 Dec 1990 - unk

LCdr Peter J. Stow, CD, CMMC - unk - 05 May 1991

Cdr Peter J. Stow, CD, CMMC - Feb 1993 - Apr 1993

LCdr M.D. Page - 05 May 1991 - 14 Feb 1994

LCdr M.N. Cameron - 14 Feb 1994 - 29 May 1997

LCdr J.F. Newton - 29 May 1997 - 21 May 1998

LCdr F.G. Rasmussen - 21 May 1998 - 31 Mar 2000

 

*Start date as C.O. is that of commissioning, although he was appointed C.O. earlier and sailed the Jean Tide from Europe to Canada.

 

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