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The last of the Canadian Navy destroyers

The HMCS Athabaskan made a final tour of Halifax harbour this week before being “paid off” and decommissioned on Friday. The destroyer was the last large fighting vessel in the Canadian navy and one of four Iroquois-class destroyers built in» 

Society

More trouble for Canada’s Navy and it’s only destroyer

To the untrained eye, HMCS Athabaskan Canada’s east coast flagship, looks like a tough fighting ship. The truth is however, that at age 43, she is tired. The ship has experienced a series of engine problems this year; a breakdown»