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HMCS SHAWINIGAN 704

 

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HMCS Shawinigan 704

 

Battle honours and awards:  Gulf of St. Lawrence  1942, 1944,   Atlantic  1942-44

 

 

Laid down: 26 Apr 1996 at Halifax, NS

Launched: 15 Nov 1996

Commissioned: 14 Jun 1997

Paid off: 

 

Built by Halifax Shipyards Ltd., Halifax, N.S., she was commissioned at Trois Rivières, Quebec on 14 Jun 1997.  On 28 Jun 1998, she celebrated the 75th anniversary of the naval reserve by participating in a sail past in Halifax Harbour. She was featured on a commemorative stamp issued for the occasion.

 

Commanding Officers

LCdr A.J.F Boisjoli -  05 Sep 1996 - 10 Jan 1999

 LCdr C.J. Ross - 11 Jan 1999 - 30 Apr 2000

LCdr S.A.S Healy - 01 May 2000 - Jun 2001

LCdr A.J.F Boisjoli - Jun 2001 - 19 Jun 2003

LCdr G.G.F Landry - 20 Jun 2003 - 14 Sep 2005

LCdr J.K Stewart - 15 Sept 2005 - 31 Mar 2005

Cdr M.N Cameron - 1 Apr 2007 - 31 Jul 2007

Cdr C.J. Ross - 01 Aug 2007 - 01 Nov 2007

LCdr J.R Markert - 02 Nov 2007 - 05 Jun 2008

LCdr N.H Hannratty - 06 Jun 2008 13 Jun 2013

LCdr W.F Campbell - 14 Jun 2013 - 31 May 2015

LCdr J.D. Forbes 01 Jun 2015

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

Former Crew Members

Gagnon, Patrick Raymond

Oake, John Dwayne, CPO2, NavComm, Cox'n - 28 Jul 2014 - 26 Apr 2015

 

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

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