HMCS Ville de Quebec is scheduled to Sail from the Dockyard at 10 am tomorrow for the Mediterranean to Join Nato’s SNMG1 group. This trip is notable as it will be the first operational deployment for a Cyclone Helicopter.
Marlant will be Live streaming the Departure on Facebook beginning at 9:30
To begin Operation Cutlass Fury, the participating forces performed a sailpast as they put to sea. The 2 supply ships sailed earlier this morning, and the 2 submarines at Shearwater are due to depart this afternoon. I missed the Lead Ship, A CPF. She was followed by USS BULKELEY
USS GONZALEZ (Above) and (below) HMS MONMOUTH
The French FREMM class frigate (above)FS LANGEUDOC is one of the Newest warships, where as the Canadian Tribal HMCS Athabaskan (below) is literally the oldest.
Joining the parade, but not part of the Exercises are Maritime Coastal defense Vessels Goose Bay (above) and Summerside (below)
Bringing up the Rear was HMCS Windsor. Also Notable was the New Cyclone overflying with 2 seakings.
2 New Cyclones were spotted flying loops around Shearwater around noon today. Looks like flight training has begun.
Aboard (Well above) HMCS Montreal.