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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS SUMMERSIDE 711

 

SPEM SUCCESSUS ALIT

 

SUCCESS NOURISHES HOPE

HMCS Summerside 711 during transit to the Caribbean for Operation Carribe, 30 Jan 2016

DND photo / Formation Imaging Services

 

Battle honours and awards:  Atlantic  1941-44,   Gulf of St. Lawrence  1942, 1944,   Normandy  1944,   English Channel  1944-45

 

 

Laid down: 28 Mar 1998

Launched: 25 Sep 1998

Commissioned: 18 Jul 1999

Paid off: 

 

The last of her class, she was built at Halifax Shipyards Ltd., Halifax, N.S. Launched on 26 Sep 1998, she was commissioned at Summerside, P.E.I. on 18 Jul 1999. She was assigned to the east coast. On 07 Mar 2016, wile deployed to OP CARRIBE, HMCS Summerside with members of a United States Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) embarked, intercepted a drug smuggling vessel in the waters of Nicaragua and seized 16 bales of cocaine weighing approx 364 kilograms.

 

Commanding Officers

LCdr Timothy A. Kerr - 18 Jul 1999 - 01 Dec 2001

LCdr M. Hopper - 01 Dec 2001 -

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

Former Crew Members

Gagnon, Patrick Raymond

 

 

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

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