CUTLASS FURY 2019 to take place in September

August 29, 2019 – Ships from eight NATO nations will visit Halifax from September 9 to 20 for Exercise CUTLASS FURY 2019, which will take place in the waters and skies off Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. It will be a medium-scale international exercise and visiting warships will be open for tours for two days. The public is invited to tour Canadian and allied warships on September 6 and 7 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors can access Dockyard through HMCS Scotian, the Naval Reserve Division located at 2111 Upper…

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HMCS Sackville Awarded $3.5 Million Federal Grant for Repairs

On January 26th, a federal grant of $3.5 million to the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust for extensive repairs to HMCS Sackville was announced in Halifax. As Canada’s oldest warship and the sole remaining Flower-class corvette, HMCS Sackville is an important part of Royal Canadian Navy history. HMCS Sackville has been owned by the non-profit Canadian Naval Memorial Trust since the 1980s, operating seasonally on the Halifax waterfront as Canada’s Naval Memorial and a museum ship. Most of the repair work is expected to be completed at the Fleet Maintenance Facility…

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