Diver Commended for Saving Partner’s Life

By Peter Mallett A ship’s diving officer has been recognized with a prestigious Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) Commendation for saving the life of a shipmate. Sub-Lieutenant Travis Verbeek and his diving partner were conducting underwater salvage operations on October 2, 2019 in Esquimalt. They were diving to depths of 15 meters to move underwater welding tables to a…

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