For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
HMCS KINGSTON 700
Built by Halifax Shipyards Ltd., Halifax, N.S., she was the lead ship of her class. Launched on 12 Aug 1995, she was commissioned at Kingston, Ontario, on 21 Sep 1996 and assigned to the east coast. 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. They were the smallest Canadian warships to cross the Atlantic since the Second World War. In August 2014, HMCS Kinston departed Halifax to escort the research vessels searching for HMS Erebus and HMS Terror in the Northwest Passage.