French Navy Recovers Shells from Destroyer Sunk by HMCS Haida and Huron

The “Atlantique” Demining Divers Group (GPD) intervened from 12 to 14 October 2021 on ammunition found on the island of Batz. This intervention led to the discovery of the wreckage of a German WWII destroyer, still containing a large number of explosive ordnance. In the 1st time, the GPD conducted the research to be sure to identify all the ammunition…

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Last Surviving Haida Inc Member Peter Ward Honored

Retired reserve PAO Peter Ward, was honored earlier this month for his efforts in saving part of RCN history. Ward is the final surviving, founding member of Haida Inc., a group of five who saved the RCN’s “fightingest ship”, the Second World War Tribal-class destroyer HMCS Haida, from disposal. On October 4, he was virtually presented with the Naval Association…

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