Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Royal Canadian Navy decommissions last destroyer in service

The Royal Canadian Navy bid farewell to its last destroyer, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Athabaskan, during a paying off ceremony at HMC Dockyard in Halifax on Mar 10th. HMCS Athabaskan (282), the last of the four Iroquois-class destroyers, served the Royal Canadian Navy for more than 44 years. (Source: navaltoday.com, 13-Mar-2017)