Warships often tied up directly at the Imperial oil wharves for fuel in the past, but to my knowledge, this is the first time a warship has pulled up to the Irving Oil wharf.
Since the navy is now pulling up to Irvings for gas like the rest of us, the question remains, when will we get a harbour side, ship sized BigStop.
HMCS Halifax spent the past week at the Static sound range off Mcnabs.
While Anchored on the waterfront, HMCS Halifax is closed to the public today for a Change in Command Ceremony.
The outgoing commander is Rowed to shore, as the ships company lines the rails to salute, and cheer him off.
HMCS Halifax Spent the weekend secured to 4 mooring trot buoys in the North end of the Basin this weekend, Likely undergoing system and sensor tests. The Fleet Diving Unit appeared to be in Attendance, and a barge is alongside acting as a wharf for smaller vessels.
She Departed this morning for sea.
HMCS Halifax, the first vessel to complete her FELEX refit, spent the first weekend in may tied up on the waterfront for battle of the atlantic commemorations.
(Above) Hanger Antena fit. (Below) note the dark stripe – this is likely heat or emi resistant paint
(Above) Antena Fit (below) Upgraded 57mm Gun
(Above) Forward view of Masts (below) New Fin saves fuel. HMCS Toronto had one installed before she deployed.
(Above)HMCS Halifax having addtional Kit Fited as the final phases of the FELEX Refit are underway.
(Left) Front on view of HMCS Fredericton, the second vessel to leave the shipyard.
(Bottom)HMCS Athabaskan finishing her 5 year work period at the dockyard.
HMCS Halifax Spotted in the Approaches on trials Post FELEX refit.
Also there is a Video tour of the crew lounge via Facebook
HMCS Halifax Completed its work period at Halifax Shipyard, and was moved back to the dockyard.
There she will undergo Addtional testing, and refitting of weapon systems, prior to sea and Operational trials.
HMCS Fredricton, Currently in the graving dock will likely take Halifax’s place, Making room for HMCS Montreal.