PuckChaser said:Glad to see Kingston there, and having never seen one of our ships in person I'm looking forward to heading down for a tour!
They actually have their own GuestBook here:Mike5 said:In the event that any of the crew of HMCS Montreal are lurking on this board; a quick note to thank them for the recent stop in Hamilton. Took the kids, enjoyed touring the ship. Crew (including CFRC folks) were all extremely professional and courteous.
.... HMCS Ville de Québec will sail from Halifax through the St. Lawrence Seaway and into the Great Lakes starting on July 23 and returning to Halifax on October 9. Halifax-based Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels, HMC Ships Moncton and Summerside, will participate later on during the deployment as well.
HMCS Ville de Québec will visit the following cities during the deployment:
Québec City, Québec, July 26 – 30;
Montréal, Québec, July 30 – August 3;
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 8 – 13;
Thunder Bay, Ontario, August 15 – 20;
Toledo, Ohio, August 23 – 27;
Toronto, Ontario, August 29 – September 3;
Windsor, Ontario, September 5 – 10;
Buffalo, New York, September 11 – 17;
Hamilton, Ontario, September 18 – 21;
Oshawa, Ontario, September 21 – 24;
Cornwall, Ontario, September 25 – 27;
Trois-Rivières, Québec, September 28 – October 1;
Sept-Îles, Québec, October 2 – 5; and
Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 9.
HMC Ships Moncton and Summerside will visit the following cities during the deployment:
Chicago, Illinois, August 15 – 20; and
Cleveland, Ohio, August 28 – September 2.
United States Navy ships, USS De Wert and USS Hurricane will accompany our HMC Ships during designated stops along the deployment ....
DND/CF Info-machine, 12 Jun 13Her Majesty’s Canadian (HMC) Ships Glace Bay and Kingston departed Halifax today to conduct a seven-week period of coastal operations and training exercises until the end of July. As part of their deployment, these two Kingston-class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels, and the Naval Reservists who crew them, will visit various ports of call along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes, providing Canadians with opportunities to tour the warships and interact with their crews .... HMC Ships Glace Bay and Kingston will sail from Halifax through the St. Lawrence Seaway starting today and returning to Halifax at the end of July. During the tour, Glace Bay and Kingston will visit the following ports of call:
Sydney, Nova Scotia, June 14-17;
Chicoutimi, Québec, June 20-23;
Toronto, Ontario, June 28 - July 2;
Oshawa, Ontario, July 5-8;
Port Colborne, Ontario, July 12-14; and
Kingston, Ontario, July 12-15.
HMC Ships Glace Bay and Kingston are based out of Canadian Forces Base Halifax and are two of twelve Kingston-class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels in the Royal Canadian Navy ....
BlueAngels14 said:"HMCS Ville de Québec departs for Great Lakes Deployment
September 6, 2016 – Halifax, Nova Scotia – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec departed Halifax, N.S., today for a two- week tour of Canadian port cities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes.
HMCS Ville de Québec will visit the following cities:
Montreal, Quebec (September 9-11)
Toronto, Ontario (September 13-18)
Brockville, Ontario (September 18-20)
Quebec City, Quebec (September 22-24)"
Does anyone know where in Toronto this will take place at? Is it at HMCS York?
Government of Canada. (2016). HMCS Ville de Québec departs for Great Lakes Deployment. Retrieved September 8, 2016 from http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?mthd=index&crtr.page=2&nid=1120919&_ga=1.231999127.942722616.1453906295