Irving Begins Production of Fifth AOPS

May 20, 2021 – Irving Shipbuilding Inc. has cut first steel for the future HMCS Frederick Rolette to officially begin production of Canada’s fifth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) built under the National Shipbuilding Strategy. Construction of Canada’s future combat fleet begins at Irving Shipbuilding’s Marine Fabricators facility in Dartmouth, where 32 people are involved in the computerized plasma…

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1963: “The gold-braid mind is destroying our navy”

Reprint courtesy of Macleans Magazine SEPTEMBER 7 1963 The gold-braid mind is destroying our navy lays a grave charge against our naval establishment: Commodore James Plomer RCN (Ret’d) For the sake of argument Until recently James Plomer was the top Canadian naval officer who actually went to sea. Here he describes the hidden scandal of our navy and the shore…

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