Media Advisory - Naval Exercise in Rimouski
RIMOUSKI, QC, Sept. 21, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The commanding Officer and ship's company of Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) D'Iberville have the pleasure of inviting representatives of the media to meet with members of the Naval Reserve in the region, as they train in small boats with Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Louis M. Lauzier, when she stops in Rimouski for the morning of September 23.
|Dates and times of visits||Activities|
|September 23—8-9 a.m.||Arrival of the members of HMCS D'Iberville aboard CCGS Louis M. Lauzier, at the Rimouski pier|
|September 23—9-9:30 a.m.||Arrival of reporters at the Rimouski pier to embark on the rigid-hull inflatable boat (RIB)|
|September 23— 10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Start of the exercise, consisting of removing over 25 military sailors from HMCS D'Iberville from the ship at sea|
|September 23—12 p.m.||End of the exercise|
HMCS D'Iberville will also conduct an exercise in the approaches to the Rimouski Port and Marina, designed to maintain her intervention capabilities at sea with partners from other Government agencies, and to train the members of the Naval Reserve to handle different contingencies (assistance to civil authorities).
Reporters will require photo ID to come aboard ship.
SOURCE: QUARTIER GENERAL - RESERVE NAVALEFor further information:
Note to editors:
For more information on the HMCS D'Iberville exercise, or to set up media events with the crew of the Coast Guard Ship, please contact Lieutenant(Navy) Jocelyn Laroche at 418-722-3125 extension 2905, or at email Jocelyn.Laroche@forces.gc.ca.