Ceremony Commemorates 50th Anniversary of HMCS Kootenay Explosion

October 23, 2019 – Today marks the 50th anniversary of the engine room explosion that killed nine members of HMCS Kootenay’s crew and forever altered the lives of many others. To remember those shipmates lost and to acknowledge the heroic actions of other crew members following this catastrophic event, the Kootenay family will today join with members of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), past and present, friends and members of the public for a 50th anniversary commemorative ceremony at Point Pleasant Park’s Bonaventure Anchor Memorial in Halifax. “The bravery, heroism…

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