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HMCS KINGSTON 700

 

PRO REGE ET GREGE

 

FOR SOVEREIGN AND PEOPLE

HMCS Kingston 700

 

Laid down: 12 Dec 1994

Launched: 12 Aug 1995

Commissioned: 21 Sep 1996

Paid off: 

 

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.

 

Commanding Officers

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

Cdr F.A. McDonnell - 21 Sep 1996 - 14 Jan 1997

Cdr M. Cameron - 14 Jan 1997 - 10 Nov 1998

LCdr Scott A. Healey - 10 Nov 1998 - 30 Apr 2000

LCdr J.A. Offer - 08 Jan 2001 - 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

Former Crew Members

Gagnon, Patrick Raymond

 

 

 

Photo and Documents

 

Links

HMCS Kingston - Commissioning Booklet

Ship's company photos for HMCS Kingston

 

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