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The old and the new

HMCS Montreal and HMCS Haida at Hamilton Ontario – Montreal being the new, and Haida the old. All images are linked to larger versions. Montreal was commissioned on 29 September 1993, Haida on 30 August 1943. Haida was among the … Continue reading

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HMCS Haida

Haida is the last remaining example of the 27 Tribal Class destroyers built for the Royal Canadian Navy, the Royal Navy and the Royal Australian Navy between 1937 and 1945. It has been said that The Tribals were "magnificent in … Continue reading

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From Stem to Stern

The stem is the very most forward part of a boat or ship’s bow and is an extension of the keel itself and curves up to the wale of the boat. The stem is more often found on wooden boats … Continue reading

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Any port in a storm

In this case it’s actually a port hole, and a special port hole as they are on HMCS Haida – the last of the Canadian Tribal class destroyers. Looking out through the port holes you can see HMCS Montreal, a … Continue reading

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