HMCS SUMMERSIDE 711

 

Kingston Class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessel

 


 

 

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.

 


 

Photos and Documents          Ship's company photos

 


 

Commanding Officers

 

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

LCdr M. Hopper - 01 Dec 2001 - UNK

 


 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

Ryan, Michael A.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Former Crew Members

 

Gagnon, Patrick Raymond

 

 


 

Photos and Documents

 

On 07  Mar 2016 HMCS Summerside 711 with members of a United States Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) embarked, intercept a drug smuggling vessel in the waters of Nicaragua and seized 16 bales of cocaine weighing approx 364 kilograms.

Photo source: Naval Today

HMCS Summerside 711 participating in the sail past at Halifax at the start of Exercise Cutlass Fury - 12 Sep 2016

 

Courtesy of Clarence Hemeon

HMCS KINGSTON 700 and HMCS SUMMERSIDE 711 alongside in Portsmouth (UK), May 2019 at the end of the jetty where there carrier HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH is tied up.  KINGSTON and SUMMERSIDE are enroute to exercises in the Baltic and are outfitted with their minesweeping gear

Courtesy of Guy Jeffery, Cdr (ret'd)

 


 

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