HMCS MONCTON 708

 

Kingston Class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessel

 


 

 

RESURGAM

 

I SHALL RISE AGAIN

 

HMCS MONCTON 708 (2nd of name) passing George's Island as she returns to Halifax under tow from refit in Shelburne - 14 Sep 2019.  Moncton is sporting her new camouflage paint scheme in honour of the ships that fought in the Battle of the Atlantic during WW2.

Courtesy of Mike Edwards

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Click here to view a photo of HMCS MONCTON K139 (1st of name) with her WW2 paint scheme

 

 

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

 


 

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 708

 

Source: Dept. of Fisheries

HMCS MONCTON 708 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

HMCS MONCTON 708 arrving in Halifax, 14 Sep 2019, after her refit in Shelburne. Moncton is sporting her new camouflage paint scheme in honour of the ships that fought in the Battle of the Atlantic during WW2.

 

Courtesy of Barry Gerrard 

HMCS MONCTON 708 alongside in Halifax, 14 Sep 2019, after her refit in Shelburne. Moncton is sporting her new camouflage paint scheme in honour of the ships that fought in the Battle of the Atlantic during WW2.

 

Courtesy of Rick Bungay

 

   HMCS MONCTON 708 - Jun 2020

 

Source: Royal Canadian Navy facebook page

 

 


 

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