Sixth AOPS Named in Honor Robert Hampton Gray

August 10, 2020 – The Royal Canadian Navy’s sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) will be named in honor of Lieutenant Robert Hampton Gray RCNVR, a Canadian naval hero of the Second World War. In addition to the ship the children’s school at HMCS Shearwater was also named in his honor. Lieutenant Robert Hampton Gray joined the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve in 1940, and served as a pilot in the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm. Lt Gray embarked on HMS Formidable with 1841 Squadron, which joined the war…

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