03 January 2008

Upcoming lecture on the latest tour of HMCS TORONTO

The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies is hosting a talk by Commander Stephen Virgin, commanding officer of HMCS Toronto, titled "Recent Deployments of HMCS Toronto and Canada's Naval Activities Overseas", on Wednesday, 16 January 2008, at 7.00 p.m., at the Laurier Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University, 232 King Street, Kitchener, Ontario. HMCS Toronto recently returned to Canada after five months deployed on anti-terrorism duties in the Mediterranean Sea and having conducted a circumnavigation of Africa with Standing NATO Maritime Group 1.

1 comment:

Radisson said...

I've read in a French magazine (DSI) that the Toronto was, along with a few other NATO ships, "virtually" sunk by a south-african submarine during an exercise taken in the course of this African tour.

I don't have the magazine under hand now to provide more details.