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Canada’s Submarines??? An Admirals View

The history and purchase of the four Upholder class British submarines acquired in the 1990’s is a story of mostly disaster and waste.  The first major disaster was fire aboard Chicoutime  en-route from the UK.  One submariner (Lt Chris Saunders) … Continue reading

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Three Queens.

The Three Queens are (1) Queen Mary 2. she carries 3.090 passengers, cost 550 millions pounds. Length 1,130 feet (129 feet longer than the Strand in London) The (2) Queen Elisabeth cost 365 million pounds and  the (3) Queen Victoria … Continue reading

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Submarine Victoria goes to Sea!!!

I’m sure it was a big moment for Canada’s West Coast Navy as the ex-British Upholder class submarine HMCS Victoria prepared for sea. After a a long and extensive refit Victoria was finally ready to begin trials with the aim … Continue reading

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