Margaret Brooke Transitioned to Barge for Launch

November 8, 2019 – Earlier today the shipbuilders at Halifax Shipyard successfully transitioned the future HMCS Margaret Brooke from land-level onto a submersible barge for the vessel’s planned launch. The future HMCS Margaret Brook is the second of six Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) the shipbuilders at Halifax Shipyard are building for the Royal Canadian Navy as part of Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy. Weather permitting, the barge carrying the future HMCS Margaret Brooke will be towed from Halifax Shipyard to a launch site in Bedford Basin, located off the…

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