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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

HMCS Saskatoon sets sail on OP CARIBBE

DND Press Release

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Saskatoon left Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt Monday to participate in the counter-drug mission, Operation CARIBBE. In 2016 alone, the Royal Canadian Navy “contributed to seizing or disrupting 5,750 kg of cocaine and 1,520 kg of marijuana,” the RCN noted in a news release.

In its last 10 years of participation in Operation CARIBBE, the RCN has contributed to seizing or disrupting over 66 metric tonnes of cocaine and almost 4 metric tonnes of marijuana.

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Saskatoon patrols the eastern Pacific Ocean during Operation CARIBBE on April 12, 2016. 

Photo: Public Affairs Officer, Op CARIBBE
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Le Navire canadien de Sa Majesté (NCSM) Saskatoon patrouille l’est de l’océan Pacifique au cours de l’opération CARIBBE, le 12 avril 2016. 

Photo : Officier des affaires publiques, Op CARIBBE
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