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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS GLACE BAY 701

 

EX FUNDO MARIS

 

FROM THE DEPTHS OF THE SEA

HMCS Glace Bay 701

 

Battle honours and awards:  Atlantic  1944-45

 

 

Laid down: 28 Apr 1995 at Halifax, NS.

Launched: 22 Jan 1996

Commissioned: 26 Oct 1996

Paid off: 

 

Built by Halifax Shipyards Ltd., Halifax, N.S., Glace Bay was launched on 22 Jan 1996 and commissioned on 26 Oct 1996 at Sydney, N.S.  In Sep 1998 Edmonton took part in Operation Persistence, the recovery effort after the crash of Swissair Flight 111 off Peggy's Cove, N.S. 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.

 

Commanding Officers

Civilian Capt Peter J. Stow, CD, CMMC (Cdr, RCN, ret'd) - trials captain

Cdr C.R. McNary - 16 May 1996 - 25 Jul 1997

LCdr J.R. Thorpe - 25 Jul 1997 - 25 Feb 1998

LCdr J.C. MacInnis - 25 Feb 1998 - 26 Jun 2000

LCdr J.A. Offer - 26 Jun 2000 - Jan 2001

  

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

Former Crew Members

Gagnon, Patrick Raymond

 

 

 

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