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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project






HMCS Moncton 708

Source: Dept. of Fisheries


Battle honours and awards:  Atlantic  1942-43



Laid down: 31 May 1997

Launched: 05 Dec 1997

Commissioned: 12 Jul 1998

Paid off: 


Built at Halifax Shipyards Ltd., Halifax, N.S., Moncton was the 9th ship of her class.  She was launched on 05 Dec 1977 and commissioned at Pointe du Chêne, N.B. on 12 Jul 1998. Assigned to the east coast, Moncton was present at the search scene of the Swissair disaster.


Photos and Documents          Ship's company photos          Commissioning Booklet


Commanding Officers

LCdr J.S. Greenlaw - 03 Nov 1997 - 29 Jun 2001

LCdr R.W. Green - 29 Jun 2001 - unk 

LCdr W.F. Campbell - 23 Jul 2012 - 13 Jan 2013


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Former Crew Members

CC = Commissioning Crew 12 Jul 1998

Baker, PO2 (CC)


Batten, LS (CC)


Beaulieu, LS (CC)


Bellerose, MS (CC)


Botting, Lt (N) (CC)


Cloutier, LS (CC)


Cusack, PO2 (CC)


Cyr, MS (CC)


Dupuis, LS (CC)


Fuller, LS (CC)

Gagné, LS (CC)


Gagnon, Patrick Raymond


Gourlay, PO1 (CC)


Gray, PO2 (CC)


Green, LCdr (CC)


Lavoie, PO1 (CC)


LeBlanc, AB (CC)


Lightwood, AB (CC)


Martin, LS (CC)


Meade, LS (CC)

Meadley, PO1 (CC)


O'Leary, Lt (N) (CC)


Plamandon, AB (CC)


Price, AB (CC)


Robertson, MS (CC)


Stuart, LS (CC)


Tremblay, Slt


Vengels, PO2 (CC)


Wood, MS (CC)


Photos and Documents


HMCS Moncton passes an iceberg in the Arctic Ocean during Operation QIMMIQ on 19 Aug 2015

Photo: Corporal Felicia Ogunniya, 12 Wing Imaging Services SW2015-0226-694

HMCS Moncton 708 at Churchill MB during OPERATION NANOOK 2016

DND / RCN Photo

HMCS Moncton 708 and HMCS Oriole in the Northumberland Strait - Jul 2017

Courtesy of Eric Hambley

© Eric Hambley 2017