Ready Aye Ready

The Royal Canadian Navy Sailed Back to RWF!

Royal Canadian Navy

  • The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) returned to the festival, this time bringing another renowned tall ship along for the journey.
  • The HMCS Oriole is a sail-training vessel with a great naval history.
  • This was her first appearance to the Great Lakes in over 25 years.
  • The Navy was onsite to chat with officers about employment and recruitment opportunities.
  • The Canadian Armed Forces were also in attendance and showcased their G-Wagon SUV and tactical gear.
  • Interested in learning more about opportunities at the Royal Canadian Navy? Visit forces.ca today.
  • The Navy were located at HTO Park, 339 Queens Quay West.

Fast Facts about HMCS Oriole

  • Height: 32 metres
  • Length: 31 metres
  • Displacement: 92 tonnes
  • Date Launched: June 4th, 1921
  • Homeport: Halifax, NS