Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Navy Ship Returns to Port Following Six-Month NATO Deployment

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Navy Ship Returns to Port Following Six-Month NATO Deployment

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Navy ship returns after NATO deployment

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HALIFAX - Family members and friends lined a dock on the Halifax waterfront Friday to welcome the return of a Royal Canadian Navy ship following a six-month deployment overseas.

HMCS Charlottetown pulled into port on a clear, mild day after a stint with NATO forces in the Mediterranean and Black seas as part of Op Reassurance -- Canada's contribution to NATO security operations in central and eastern Europe.

Lt.-Cmdr. Kelly Williamson said the ship arrived two days ahead of schedule by getting ahead of bad weather overseas.

But the frigate, with about 240 crew on board, was parked at the mouth of Halifax harbour since arriving Thursday to allow members to finish training requirements and tests.

"They had a few things they needed to complete before their mission was finished," she said. …

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